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Brackets (lighting devices)

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Lamps or candleholders that are attached to, or suspended from, some form of bracket by which they can be hung on a wall or that is affixed to the wall.

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Broader Terms used

<lighting devices by form>

Narrower Terms used

candle brackets

Equivalent Terms used

bracket (lighting device)


11yrs ago

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