Pronunciation: (kan'dl-wik"), [key]
1. the wick of a candle.
2. Also,can'dle•wick"ing. Textiles.
a. Also called can'dlewick yarn". loosely twisted yarn, usually of cotton, used for making candlewick fabric.
b. the process of making candlewick fabric.
c. the design made by this process.
(of a fabric) having small, short bunches of wicking tufted to form a design: a candlewick bedspread of unbleached muslin.
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