torchère

torchère

[tawr-shair]
noun
1.
a tall stand for a candelabrum.

Origin:
1905–10; < French, equivalent to torche torch1 + -ère, variant of -ière, feminine of -ier -ier2

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torchère (tɔːˈʃɛə)
 
n
a tall narrow stand for holding a candelabrum
 
[C20: from French, from torchetorch]

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