/kan"dl snuf'euhr/, n.
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).
[1545-55; CANDLE + SNUFFER2]

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