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chandelier


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chandelier  \Chan`de*lier"\,  n.  [F.  See  {Chandler}.] 
  1.  A  candlestick,  lamp,  stand  gas  fixture,  or  the  like 
  having  several  branches;  esp.,  one  hanging  from  the 
  ceiling. 
 
  2.  (Fort.)  A  movable  parapet,  serving  to  support  fascines  to 
  cover  pioneers.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chandelier 
  n  :  branched;  often  ornate;  hangs  from  the  ceiling  [syn:  {pendant}] 




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