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Word meaning sconce

p. p. A fortification, or work for defense; a fort.
p. p. A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
p. p. A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
p. p. Fig.: The head; the skull; also, brains; sense; discretion.
p. p. A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
p. p. A protection for a light; a lantern or cased support for a candle; hence, a fixed hanging or projecting candlestick.
p. p. Hence, the circular tube, with a brim, in a candlestick, into which the candle is inserted.
p. p. A squinch.
p. p. A fragment of a floe of ice.
p. p. A fixed seat or shelf.
v. t. To shut up in a sconce; to imprison; to insconce.
v. t. To mulct; to fine.

Crossword clues for sconce

- Wall bracket for candles

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