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can•dle•wick



Pronunciation: (kan'dl-wik"), [key]
n.
1. the wick of a candle.
2. Also,can'dle•wick"ing. Textiles.
a. Also called can'dlewick yarn". loosely twisted yarn, usually of cotton, used for making candlewick fabric.
b. the process of making candlewick fabric.
c. the design made by this process.

adj.
(of a fabric) having small, short bunches of wicking tufted to form a design: a candlewick bedspread of unbleached muslin.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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