camp candlestick

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camp candlestick

1. obsolete An empty bottle, due to its use as a candlestick in army camps. We found him passed out among myriad camp candlesticks.
2. obsolete A bayonet. He strapped his knife to his rifle as a sort of makeshift camp candlestick.
See also: camp, candlestick
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