candleholder (plural candleholders)
- A device for holding one or more lit candles
- 2007 September 5, “Brooklyn: Man Killed in Fall”, in New York Times:
- When officers arrived, the man, whose name was not released, confronted them with a metal candleholder, officials said.
- (historical) A person who holds a candle to assist another person who is working in dim light.
- (dated, by extension) One who renders another slight assistance, or humours them.
device for holding one or more lit candles