candle [-s] n

OE < L. cande-re, to shine.

  1. Light; radiation; [fig.] sunlight; (see Job 29:3).
  2. Lamp; firelight; cylindrical tube of wax with a burning wick that gives off light for a long period of time; (see Proverbs 31:18).
  3. Star; source of light; luminary in space; [fig.] vision; revelation; illumination; divine life force; spirit of enlightenment; (see Revelation 22:5).
  4. Sunset; dusk; time when people use artificial light sources.