chandler

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A male given name, transferred use of the surname
An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles
A person who makes or sells candles
A dealer in (a specific kind of) provisions or supplies

a ship chandler.

{n} a person who deals in candles
American novelist noted for creating the character Philip Marlowe, a tough and cynical detective. His works include The Big Sleep (1939) and Farewell, My Lovely (1940). someone who made or sold candles in the past ship's chandler (chandelier, from chandelle , from candela; CANDLE). Chandler Raymond Thornton Haliburton Thomas Chandler Harris Joel Chandler
transferred use of the surname
A dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler
a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints
United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
{i} candle maker; equipment dealer; supplier
a retail dealer in provisions and supplies
A maker or seller of candles
a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints a retail dealer in provisions and supplies United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
A person who makes or sells of candles
Joel Chandler Harris
born Dec. 9, 1848, Eatonton, Ga., U.S. died July 3, 1908, Atlanta, Ga. U.S. writer. He became known as a humorist in his pieces for various newspapers, including (1876-1900) the Atlanta Constitution. He created a vogue for a distinct type of dialect literature with "Tar-Baby" (1879) and later stories that drew on folklore and featured the character Uncle Remus, a wise, genial old black man who weaves his philosophy of life into tales about Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and other animals
Raymond Chandler
a US writer of detective stories whose most famous character is the private detective Philip Marlowe. His books include The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely (1888-1959). born July 23, 1888, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died March 26, 1959, La Jolla, Calif. U.S. writer of detective fiction. Chandler worked as an oil-company executive in California before turning to writing during the Great Depression. Early short stories were followed by screenplays, including Double Indemnity (1944), The Blue Dahlia (1946), and Strangers on a Train (1951). His character Philip Marlowe, a hard-boiled private detective working in the Los Angeles underworld, appears in all seven of his novels, including The Big Sleep (1939; film, 1946 and 1978), Farewell, My Lovely (1940; film Murder, My Sweet, 1944, and Farewell, My Lovely, 1975), and The Long Good-Bye (1953; film, 1973). Chandler and Dashiell Hammett are regarded as the classic authors of the hard-boiled genre
Raymond Thornton Chandler
born July 23, 1888, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died March 26, 1959, La Jolla, Calif. U.S. writer of detective fiction. Chandler worked as an oil-company executive in California before turning to writing during the Great Depression. Early short stories were followed by screenplays, including Double Indemnity (1944), The Blue Dahlia (1946), and Strangers on a Train (1951). His character Philip Marlowe, a hard-boiled private detective working in the Los Angeles underworld, appears in all seven of his novels, including The Big Sleep (1939; film, 1946 and 1978), Farewell, My Lovely (1940; film Murder, My Sweet, 1944, and Farewell, My Lovely, 1975), and The Long Good-Bye (1953; film, 1973). Chandler and Dashiell Hammett are regarded as the classic authors of the hard-boiled genre
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
born Dec. 17, 1796, Windsor, Nova Scotia died Aug. 27, 1865, Isleworth, Middlesex, Eng. Canadian writer. He served in the legislature of his native Nova Scotia and later served as a judge of the Supreme Court (1841-54), where he maintained the strong conservatism that informs his writings. He moved to England in 1856 and was a member of Parliament from 1859 until his death. He is best known for creating the character Sam Slick, a Yankee clock peddler and cracker-barrel philosopher whose escapades first appeared in the newspaper Nova Scotian and were later published in The Clockmaker (1836, 1838, 1840) and other volumes
chandlers
plural of chandler
corn chandler
grain dealer, person who supplies grain and corn
ship chandler
a dealer in equipment and supplies for ships
ship's chandler
someone who sells equipment for ships
ship's chandler
a dealer in sails and ropes and other supplies for sailing ships
wax-chandler
one who deals in wax candles
chandler

    Silbentrennung

    chan·dler

    Türkische aussprache

    çändlır

    Aussprache

    /ˈʧandlər/ /ˈʧændlɜr/

    Etymologie

    [ 'chan(d)-l&r ] (noun.) 14th century. From Old French chandelier Medieval Latin candelarius (“a candle-maker, also a candlestick”) Latin candela (“a candle”); see candle.

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