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girandole


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Girandole  \Gir"an*dole\,  n.  [F.  See  {Gyrate}.] 
  1.  An  ornamental  branched  candlestick. 
 
  2.  A  flower  stand  fountain,  or  the  like  of  branching  form 
 
  3.  (Pyrotechny)  A  kind  of  revolving  firework. 
 
  4.  (Fort.)  A  series  of  chambers  in  defensive  mines.  --Farrow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  girandole 
  n  :  an  ornate  candle  holder;  often  with  a  mirror  [syn:  {girandola}] 




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