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gasolier

[gas-uh-leer] /ˌgæs əˈlɪər/
noun
1.
a chandelier furnished with gaslights.
Origin of gasolier
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  • The lady who was cousin to a baronet had shifted her chair beneath the gasolier, her eyes bent on her everlasting crochet work.

  • The gasolier trembled, the floor throbbed, the little goblin dwelling pulsated as if it were alarmed.

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gasolier

/ˌɡæsəˈlɪə/
noun
1.
a branched hanging fitting for gaslights
Word Origin
C19: from gas + (chand)elier
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