CHANDELIER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHANDELIER
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 n.  a decorative light that hangs from the ceiling with a number of bulbs or candles
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  At the play, he sits in the great chandelier and burns in bright flames, so that people think it is really a flame, but they soon discover it is something else.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE NAUGHTY BOY
2  So when the three servants came, nothing was there but a church, with a chandelier in it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FUNDEVOGEL
3  When they got home, the cook asked if they had not found them; so they said no, they had found nothing but a church, and there was a chandelier in it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FUNDEVOGEL
4  A great fire, banked high and red, flamed in the grate and under the ivy-twined branches of the chandelier the Christmas table was spread.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
5  Gabriel's eyes, irritated by the floor, which glittered with beeswax under the heavy chandelier, wandered to the wall above the piano.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
6  Meeting a row of upturned faces he raised his eyes to the chandelier.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
7  The front door was slightly ajar and she trotted, breathless, into the hall and paused for a moment under the rainbow prisms of the chandelier.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
8  She drew back with a motion of disgust, but her withdrawal was checked by a sudden discovery: under the glare of Mrs. Peniston's chandelier she had recognized the hand-writing of the letter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
9  On raising the latch and crossing the threshold, one experienced precisely the same impression as when one enters at the theatre into a grated baignoire, before the grating is lowered and the chandelier is lighted.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
10  The sun had succeeded to the chandelier, and made its way gayly into the drawing-room.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
11  Taking my hat from the chandelier I followed.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
12  The old wintry branches of chandeliers in the room where the mouldering table was spread had been lighted while we were out, and Miss Havisham was in her chair and waiting for me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
13  When he entered the hall, brilliantly lighted with chandeliers and gas jets, the noise was still going on.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 33
14  No one save Kennicott knew exactly what this meant, but they laughed, and Sam Clark's party assumed a glittering lemon-yellow color of brocade panels and champagne and tulle and crystal chandeliers and sporting duchesses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  There were chandeliers hung from the ceiling, I remember, many servants in livery, gaming-tables where the men played with piles of gold, and a staircase down which the guests made their entrance.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
Example Sentence:
1  They hung a plug-in chandelier from a hook in the ceiling, and created a soothing eating area away from the kitchen.
2  Crystal chandeliers glittered brightly above them.