Pronunciation: (kan'dl-snuf"ur), [key]
Usually, candlesnuffers. a scissorlike instrument for removing the snuff of candles, tapers, etc., usually with a small box for catching the trimmed wick. Also called snuffer. Cf. extinguisher (def. 3).
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