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Definitions and Synonyms of sconce | Another word for sconce | What is sconce?

Definition 1: a decorative wall bracket for holding candles or other sources of light - [noun denoting artifact]

(sconce is a kind of ...) a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)

Definition 2: a candle or flaming torch secured in a sconce - [noun denoting artifact]

(sconce is a kind of ...) any device serving as a source of illumination

"he stopped the car and turned off the lights"

Definition 3: a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate - [noun denoting artifact]

(sconce is a kind of ...) an earthen rampart

(sconce is a kind of ...) a fortified defensive structure

Definition 4: a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather - [noun denoting artifact]

(sconce is a kind of ...) a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

(sconce is a kind of ...) protective covering that provides protection from the weather

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