- rush candle
- nouna tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick• Syn: ↑rushlight
* * *noun
* * *a candle made from a dried, partly peeled rush that has been dipped in grease. Also called rush light.[1585-95]
* * *rush candle or rushˈlight noun1. A candle or night-light having a wick of rush-pith2. A small, feeble light• • •Main Entry: ↑rush
* * *rush candle,= rushlight. (Cf. ↑rushlight)
Useful english dictionary. 2012.