Definition of rushlight in English:

rushlight

noun

historical
  • A candle made by dipping the pith of a rush in tallow.

    • ‘A valuable rushlight and candleholder from Tuosist are among the items featured in the ‘Activities in the Home’ section of the exhibition galleries at award-winning National Museum of Ireland in Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co.’
    candle, spill, wick, night light
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Pronunciation

rushlight

/ˈrʌʃlʌɪt/