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chandlery

[chand-luh-ree, chahnd-] /ˈtʃænd lə ri, ˈtʃɑnd-/
noun, plural chandleries.
1.
a storeroom for candles.
2.
the warehouse, wares, or business of a chandler.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; chandler + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for chandlery

chandlery

/ˈtʃɑːndlərɪ/
noun (pl) -dleries
1.
the business, warehouse, or merchandise of a chandler
2.
a place where candles are kept
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Word Origin and History for chandlery
n.

c.1600, from Middle French chandelerie, from chandelier (see chandler).

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