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The person who cares for things unusual will find the candle sconce made of a cowhorn a suitable fixture for the den.
He placed the candle in a sconce on the wall, and then turned to the three.
A silver griffin of a sconce near by held a light in its claws, which fell full upon Cimburga and the miller's son.
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
Here and there a torch glimmered in a sconce against the wall, or a surgeon with a candle in his hand paused at a bedside.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
He shut the window, drew curtains over it, switched off the lighted sconce, and went up-stairs.
Nick, with a bloody sconce, but no worse damage, sat upon a rock and washed out his clotted hair.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
But even as that impulse came, another notion took shape in my love-addled sconce.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Above the door a lamp burned in an iron sconce set in the masonry.
THE MAN FROM JERICHOEDWIN CARLILE LITSEY
He took the candle from the sconce, passed out through the door, traversed the tunnel, and thrust the silver key into the keyhole.
ARCHIBALD MALMAISONJULIAN HAWTHORNE
Sconce, skons, n. the part of a candlestick for the candle: a hanging candlestick with a mirror to reflect the light: a lantern.

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