Synonyms of sconce


1. sconce, shelter, shelter

usage: a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather

2. sconce, earthwork, fortress, fort

usage: a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

3. sconce, light, light source

usage: a candle or flaming torch secured in a sconce

4. sconce, bracket, wall bracket

usage: a decorative wall bracket for holding candles or other sources of light

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