canstick (n.) Old form(s): Candlestick
candlestick
1H4 III.i.125[Hotspur to Glendower] I had rather hear a brazen canstick turned ... / And that would set my teeth nothing on edge, / Nothing so much as mincing poetry [Q; F Candlestick]
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