a holder for a candle; candlestick.

1585–95; candle + holder Unabridged
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candlestick or candleholder (ˈkændəlˌstɪk, ˈkændəlˌhəʊldə)
a holder, usually ornamental, with a spike or socket for a candle
candleholder or candleholder

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Example sentences
Then he used a tall wooden candleholder on the opposite side of the table to
  balance the statues' height.
First solder the candleholder to the center of the bottom.
Always use a candleholder specifically designed for candle use.
The glue connecting the candleholder could fail causing the candleholder to
  fall apart.
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