can|dle|light [ `kændl,laıt ] noun uncount
the light from a burning candle:
We ate by candlelight.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Candlelight — or Candlelighting may refer to:*Candlelighting, the lighting of Shabbat candles *Candlelight Records *Candlelight (Csézy song), a song by Csézy *Candlelight (six.byseven), a song by the band six.byseven *A candlelight vigil *The Candlelight Years …   Wikipedia

  • Candlelight — Can dle*light , n. The light of a candle. [1913 Webster] Never went by candlelight to bed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • candlelight — O.E. candelleoht; from CANDLE (Cf. candle) + LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • candlelight — [kan′dəllīt΄] n. 1. subdued light given by or as by candles 2. Old fashioned the time for lighting candles; twilight; evening adj. CANDLELIT (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • candlelight — n. by candlelight (to read by candlelight) * * * by candlelight (to read by candlelight) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • candlelight — can|dle|light [ˈkændl laıt] n [U] the gentle light produced when a candle burns ▪ The jewels sparkled in the candlelight. by candlelight ▪ We ate by candlelight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Candlelight — …   Википедия

  • candlelight — [[t]kæ̱nd(ə)llaɪt[/t]] N UNCOUNT Candlelight is the light that a candle produces. They dined by candlelight …   English dictionary

  • candlelight — n. dusk; dawn. □ I’ll see you along about candlelight. □ Turn your lights on at candlelight or the cops will stop you …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • candlelight — noun Candlelight is used before these nouns: ↑dinner, ↑vigil …   Collocations dictionary

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