In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Francesca used the snuffer to extinguish all but one candle.
- Many experts believe that you should use a snuffer when extinguishing flames.
- To prevent flying sparks and spattering wax, use a snuffer instead of blowing out the flame.
- I remember Colette cutting the oranges into segments, sun on her black hair, the scent of beeswax candles, the silver candle snuffer like a bell.
2snuffers plural(shears)despabiladeras feminine
- He later claims that he and his wife are as ‘united… as the candlestick and the snuffers.’
- The caldrons also, and the shovels, and the snuffers, and the bowls, and the spoons, and all the vessels of brass wherewith they ministered, took they away.
- Plates, chalices, candleholders, candle snuffers, bells, knives, incense burners, and such items are obviously made for more than just Circle use.
- They would work on snuffers to fit stands, such as the splendid example shown in Plate IV that bears the mark of this very shop.
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