The two men entered the grotto: the hunter struck a match, and lit a torch of candlewood.
"Pine-knots" and "candlewood" are household necessities in regions where these trees are the prevailing species of pine.
Ellen lit a torch of candlewood and opened the door: three men entered.
candlewood, as pine knots were called, was burned in the fireplace on long winter evenings.
Others growled applause as they saw the den illuminated by the lurid flame of the candlewood which the proprietor lighted.
The earliest artificial light used by the colonist was candlewood, or pine torches.
He bore in his hand a branch of ocote, or candlewood, which lit up his thoughtful face, and gave it a sinister expression.
These men had cages of candlewood tied to their backs after the manner of women.
"It is unnecessary," Curumilla said, coming up, loaded with candlewood.
An experienced guide and a supply of torches, consisting of bundles of candlewood split into small strips, had been provided.