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candlelight

Another name for twilight. Be careful driving in candlelight—there might be deer on the road.
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candlelight

n. dusk; dawn. I’ll see you along about candlelight.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Besides reporting in the Houses of Parliament Dickens dashed about the country in post-chaises gathering news for his paper, writing by flickering candle-light while his carriage rushed along, at what seemed then the tremendous speed of fifteen miles an hour.
But I cannot tell; this same truth, is a naked, and open day-light, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs, of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond, or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights.
A candle-light vigil was also held to pay tributes to the martyrs who were killed by Indian troops and police during the ongoing Kashmir Intifada.
Both the Sapphire and Diamond Twilight packages are for ceremonies starting no earlier than 5pm and offer couples, and up to 60 guests, a range of stylish decorations with a romantic candle-light theme.
The special Valentine's package includes buffet breakfast, a romantic candle-light dinner for two, a heart-shaped dessert, a bottle of non-alcoholic champagne, fruit basket, and a 15-minute massage per person.
KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Saturday held a candle-light vigil in memory of CID Police Chief Chaudhry Aslam and Aitezaz Hassan of Hangu.
Germans in many cities and towns across the country held candle-light vigils.
We had a coal fire in the living room and had to live by candle-light until we paid the electricity bill.
From a local candle-light ceremony to a royal visit, Terry was there to organize things and ensure that no details were overlooked.