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chandler Explained

chandler at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


chandler at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1325 "candle-holder;" 1389 "maker or seller of candles," from O.Fr. chandelier, from L. candelarius, from candela "candle." ///

Chandler at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

Raymond (1888-1959) a US writer of detective stories whose most famous character is the private detective Philip Marlowe. His books include The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely.//

chandler at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: chandelier, from chandelle 'candle', from Latin candela; CANDLE]// someone who made or sold candles in the past// ship's chandler//

chandler at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "chandler":
baker, bookdealer, bookseller, butcher, caterer, clothing merchant,
commissariat, commissary, confectioner, dealer, distributor, donor,
draper, drysalter, fishmonger, fishwife, florist,
footwear merchant, fruiterer, furnisher, furrier, greengrocer,
grocer, groceryman, haberdasher, hardwareman, importer, ironmonger,
jeweler, jobber, liquor merchant, manciple, marketer, merchandiser,
merchant, middleman, monger, newsdealer, patron, perfumer,
poulterer, provider, provisioner, purveyor, quartermaster,
regrater, retail dealer, retail merchant, retailer, saddler,
shopkeeper, stationer, steward, stock clerk, storekeeper, supplier,
sutler, tobacconist, trader, tradesman, tradeswoman, trafficker,
victualer, vintner, vivandier, wholesaler, wine merchant

chandler at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(also ship's chandler) noun
a person or shop/store that sells equipment for ships

Chandler at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chandler \Chan"dler\, n. [F. chandelier a candlestick, a maker
or seller of candles, LL. candelarius chandler, fr. L.
candela candle. See {Candle}, and cf. Chandelier.]
1. A maker or seller of candles.

The chandler's basket, on his shoulder borne, With
tallow spots thy coat. --Gay.

2. A dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a
word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler.

Chandler at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the
character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959) [syn: {Raymond
Chandler}, {Raymond Thornton Chandler}]
2: a retail dealer in provisions and supplies
3: a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints

chandler at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Chandler


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Alternative forms

* candler


From Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » chandelier|lang=fro, from Inter: etyl » ML. Inter: term » candelarius||a candle-maker; a candlestick, from the Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » candela||a candle|lang=la; confer the English term Inter: term » candle|lang=en.


Inter: en-nou » n
  • A person who makes or sells candles
    1. A dealer in (a specific kind of) provisions or supplies
    2. : a ship chandler
    3. A California variety of pomelo with a smoother skin than many other varieties.

      Related terms

      * candelabrum

  • candela
  • candid
  • candidate
  • candle
  • candlepower
  • candlestick
  • chandlery


    Inter: trans-top » person who makes or sells candles
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|свещар|m
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|svíčkař|m
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Kerzenmacher|m, Inter: t- » de|Kerzenmacherin|f, Inter: t- » de|Kerzenzieher|m, Inter: t- » de|Kerzenzieherin|f, Inter: t- » de|Lichtzieher|m, Inter: t- » de|Lichtzieherin|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Icelandic: Inter: qualifier » vendor of candles Inter: t- » is|kertasali|m, Inter: qualifier » maker of candles Inter: t- » is|kertagerðarmaður|m
    • Serbian: svećar {{m}}, svećarica {{f}}, voskar {{m}}, voskarica {{f}}
    • Volapük: Inter: qualifier » male or female Inter: t+ » vo|kandelel, Inter: qualifier » male Inter: t- » vo|hikandelel, Inter: qualifier » female Inter: t- » vo|jikandelel

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » dealer in provisions or supplies
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|kaupmaður|m, Inter: t- » is|kaupsali|m, Inter: t- » is|mangari|m, Inter: t- » is|kramari|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

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    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

    Translation: et » chandler
    Translation: fr » chandler
    Translation: ko » chandler
    Translation: kn » chandler
    Translation: ml » chandler
    Translation: my » chandler
    Translation: pl » chandler
    Translation: ta » chandler
    Translation: te » chandler
    Translation: vi » chandler
    Translation: zh » chandler

    Chandler at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » chandler


    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles.
    1. Inter: given name » male|from=surnames, transferred use of the surname.

    Category: Category:English surnames from Middle English -
    Translation: es » Chandler
    Translation: no » Chandler
    Translation: pl » Chandler
    Translation: ru » Chandler
    Translation: sr » Chandler