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noun as in candle

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Then bringing the Spaniard's rushlight from the three or four that stood on the dresser, she lighted it and held it out to him.

The rushlight still burned low and smokily, and she had not relighted the lamp.

A rushlight with a long snuff burnt on the table, and the room looked shadowy and full of forms.

On a bed of boughs and skins near the rushlight lay what had been once a magnificent figure of a warrior.

So his mother took him into the bedroom and lighted the rushlight.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rushlight, such as: torch, dip, flambeau, and bougie.

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