candelabra

Definitions

  • CANDELABRA, OR LAMP STANDS
    CANDELABRA, OR LAMP STANDS
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n candelabra branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights
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Usage

In literature:

The candelabra have pink rose shades.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
The church shook, the altar candelabra were thrown down, the holy images fell on their faces.
"Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales" by Anonymous
There was a multitude of books bound in dove-coloured ooze; cut glass, crystal, silver candelabra sprinkled throughout.
"The Gorgeous Girl" by Nalbro Bartley
Only the innumerable starry candles and branching candelabra were reminiscent of the room's more professional aspect.
"Outside Inn" by Ethel M. Kelley
When the hand was placed on its back, it would act as a candelabra.
"The Eyes Have It" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The light of the chandelier and candelabra dazzled him for a moment.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
All about the area are scattered altars, statues, vases of flowers, censers, and candelabra.
"Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century" by W. H. Davenport Adams
Those are curious candelabras.
"The Poniard's Hilt" by Eugène Sue
Lastly, the work is finished off by some great masks and candelabra, which are truly most beautiful.
"Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects" by Giorgio Vasari
A large bronze candelabra, supporting a blaze of waxlights, diffused a light like day on every side.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
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In poetry:

Darkened candelabras
on altars of dim god
At the flood of dawning
will rise on tufted sod.
"Giant Cactus" by Norman MacLeod

In news:

Cheyenne Jackson Talks New 'Behind the Candelabra ' Role Alongside Matt Damon, Michael Douglas.
Cheyenne Jackson has joined the cast of HBO's Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra , he confirms to THR.
Reynolds goes 'Behind the Candelabra '.
Cut Bottles Become a Candelabra , Drinking Glasses and More.
Deadstock Catherine lamp with found steel shade, candelabra socket, brass stem, and marble base by Castor Design, 416-994-1232.
Deadstock Catherine lamp with found steel shade, candelabra socket, brass stem, and marble base by Castor Design, 416-994-1232.
One lot – a pair of Carl Faberge silver figural candelabra – could bring $100,000.
A new carnivore shaped like a candelabra has been spotted in deep ocean waters off California's Monterey Bay.
He's in the middle of a small room painted the color of blood and illuminated by an oversize candelabra with nine flickering red candles.
The story of Chanukah describes how only one day's worth of oil, used to light the candelabra in the ancient Jewish Temple, miraculously burned for eight days.
"We have center pieces, candelabras, and lighting," he said.
We've even polished and plated barber chairs, cash registers and candelabras.
Book your party now, and celebrate like true royalty in this fairytale-like castle, elegantly decorated with chandeliers, candelabras, and the Royal Throne.
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