[ UK /kˈændə‍lwˌɪk/ ]
  1. loops of soft yarn are cut to give a tufted pattern
  2. the wick of a candle
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How To Use candlewick In A Sentence

  • I dipped my pinkie into the pool of hot wax around the candlewick and placed a tiny drop on the corner of the card, refastening it to the page. Excerpt: The Possibilities of Sainthood by Donna Freitas
  • I love you more than all the flannelette and calico, candlewick, dimity, crash and merino, tussore, cretonne, crepon, muslin, poplin, ticking and twill in the whole Cloth Hall of the world. W.G. SEBALD.
  • The evening will feature a large display of crafts, candlewick embroidery, chicken scratch embroidery, rag dolls and much more.
  • The roomy double bedroom suites were originally plainly decorated, their walls covered with sea grass, the beds under light-colored candlewick counterpanes, and pale Wilton wall-to-wall carpeting.
  • When we made our tallow dips or rough candles, we took the candlewicking and wound it around from our hand to our elbow, then cut it through. Old Rail Fence Corners The A. B. C's. of Minnesota History
  • The wind shifted and a single raindrop came through the window and landed exactly on the candlewick, extinguishing it.
  • When you think of seaside hotels, moth-eaten candlewick bedspreads and ferocious landladies usually come to mind.
  • When, during the Civil War, Gletkin had fallen into the enemy's hands, they had tied a lighted candlewick on to his shaven skull, to extract from him certain information. Autumn
  • A single tear ran down his face and onto the candlewick bedspread.
  • This includes cottage crafts, intarsia woodwork, beautiful lampshades, jewellery, embroidery, candlewicking and heaps more.
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