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Held a Candle

Definition of the verb Held a Candle

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  1. past of hold a candle

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 6

which the workmen being " Again having taken up a dish full of water at the somewhat surprised held a candle towards it, and it imflaming place, and held the lighted candle to it, it went mediately took fire on the surface of the water, and out.

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