Gaselier
Gaselier Gas`e*lier", n. [Formed from gas, in imitation of chandelier.] A chandelier arranged to burn gas.

Syn: gasalier. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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