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rush candle

noun
1.
a candle made from a dried, partly peeled rush that has been dipped in grease.
Also called rush light.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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British Dictionary definitions for rush light

rush light

noun
1.
a narrow candle, formerly in use, made of the pith of various types of rush dipped in tallow
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