BROACH A rod that held up to 20 candles ready for dipping CHANDLER A person who made, sold or dealt in candles – either wax or tallow. COMPOSITE Candles made from two ingredients, eg coconut oil and tallow.
Stearine night-lights for children’s nurseries. SELF-FITTING Candles with tapered ends, ready to fit in a candlestick or holder. RUSH-LIGHTS ‘Candles’ manufactured by repeatedly dipping dried rushes in fat, either at home, or in factories.