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rushlight holder

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An iron support resembling a pair of pincers, in which one arm is usually straight and fixed upright in a base of iron, wood or cork, or supported on iron feet, while the other arm, often U- or L-shaped and decorative, is movable and generally terminates in a counterweight that serves to hold the pincers closed. Some types have an auxiliary socket which is generally assumed to be a candle holder. Placed on a table or on the floor, used to hold a rushlight, generally at an angle for optimal burning and minimal dripping.
Definition source(s)
  • Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, and Canadian Heritage Information Network / Réseau canadien d’information sur le patrimoine. 2009–2018. “Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif et visuel de Parcs Canada.” 2009–2018.
Term (International)
rushlight holder
Inverted term (International)
holder, rushlight
Term (International)
chandelier à pinces
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Alternative term(s)
chandelier; chandelier-pince; pince à chandelles; pince à éclats de bois; porte-résine
soportes para teas
External term source
Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online
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Parks Canada code(s)
  • 02-00352
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus rushlight holders (Art & Architecture Thesaurus) English Exact
Wikidata rushlight holder (Wikidata) English Exact
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