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Wax-chandler   /wæks-tʃˈændlər/   Listen

One who deals in wax candles.

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"Wax-chandler" Quotes from Famous Books

... subject of much merriment, both in conversation and caricature. It appears that Mr. Gloss'em, who is a shining character in the theatrical world, at least among the minors of the metropolis; and whose father was for many years a wax-chandler in the neighbourhood of Soho, holds a situation as clerk of the cheque to the Gentlemen Pensioners of his Majesty's household, as well as that of Major Domo, manager and proprietor of a certain theatre, not half a mile ...
— Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. • Pierce Egan

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