|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
a branched candleholder-or, in modern times, electric-light holder-suspended from the ceiling. Hanging candleholders made of wood or iron and simply shaped were used in Anglo-Saxon churches before the Norman Conquest (1066). In the 12th and 13th centuries huge openwork hoops of iron or bronze supported numerous prickets (spikes) for candles.
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