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.

 

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