candle-snuffer

candlesnuffer

[kan-dl-snuhf-er]
noun
Usually, candlesnuffers. a scissorlike instrument for removing the snuff of candles, tapers, etc., usually with a small box for catching the trimmed wick. Also called snuffer. Compare extinguisher ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1545–55; candle + snuffer2

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candlesnuffer

noun
an implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle 
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