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snuffer

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

Origin:
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
 
n
3.  an act or the sound of snuffing
 
[C16: probably from Middle Dutch snuffen to snuffle, ultimately of imitative origin]
 
'snuffer1
 
n

snuffer (ˈsnʌfə)
 
n
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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