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2 [snuhf-er]
extinguisher ( def 3 ).
a person who snuffs candles.

1425–75; late Middle English. See snuff2, -er1

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snuff1 (snʌf)
vb (when intr, often foll by at)
1.  (tr) to inhale through the nose
2.  (esp of an animal) to examine by sniffing
3.  an act or the sound of snuffing
[C16: probably from Middle Dutch snuffen to snuffle, ultimately of imitative origin]

snuffer (ˈsnʌfə)
1.  a cone-shaped implement for extinguishing candles
2.  (plural) an instrument resembling a pair of scissors for trimming the wick or extinguishing the flame of a candle
3.  rare a person who takes snuff

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A candle snuffer is usually a small metal cup on the end of a long handle.
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