candlelit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

candle +‎ lit

Adjective[edit]

candlelit (not comparable)

  1. Lit by a candle or candles.
    • 1970, Wilfrido D. Nolledo, But for the Lovers, Dalkey Archive Press, Chapter 19, p. 165,[1]
      [] San Sebastian Church was desolate in the courtyard; emptier, lonelier inside with its pews stretched out like fallen pylons varnished by dolorous residue. From each candlelit nook stared in stony despair one after another saint, regal and rueful: proffering forgiveness, peace, a todo.
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 11 (i),
      He poured himself a full glass of wine, and passed the bottle along the candlelit table.