(Chan"dler) n. [F. chandelier a candlestick, a maker or seller of candles, LL. candelarius
chandler, fr. L. candela candle. See Candle, and cf. Chandelier.]
1. A maker or seller of candles.
The chandler's basket, on his shoulder borne,
With tallow spots thy coat.
2. A dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler.
(Chan"dler*ly) a. Like a chandler; in a petty way. [Obs.] Milton.
(Chan"dler*y) n. Commodities sold by a chandler.
(||Chan*doo") n. An extract or preparation of opium, used in China and India for smoking.
(Chan"dry) n. Chandlery. [Obs.] "Torches from the chandry." B. Jonson.
(Chan"frin) n. [F. chanfrein. Cf. Chamfron.] The fore part of a horse's head.
(Change) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Changed (chanjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Changing.] [F. changer, fr.
LL. cambiare, to exchange, barter, L. cambire. Cf. Cambial.]
1. To alter; to make different; to cause to pass from one state to another; as, to change the position,
character, or appearance of a thing; to change the countenance.
Therefore will I change their glory into shame.
Hosea. iv. 7.
2. To alter by substituting something else for, or by giving up for something else; as, to change the
clothes; to change one's occupation; to change one's intention.
They that do change old love for new,
Pray gods, they change for worse!
3. To give and take reciprocally; to exchange; followed by with; as, to change place, or hats, or money,
Look upon those thousands with whom thou wouldst not, for any interest, change thy fortune and condition.
4. Specifically: To give, or receive, smaller denominations of money (technically called change) for; as, to
change a gold coin or a bank bill.
He pulled out a thirty-pound note and bid me change it. To change a horse, or To change hand (Man.), to turn or bear the horse's head from one hand to
the other, from the left to right, or from the right to the left. To change hands, to change owners.
To change one's tune, to become less confident or boastful. [Colloq.] To change step, to
take a break in the regular succession of steps, in marching or walking, as by bringing the hollow of one
foot against the heel of the other, and then stepping off with the foot which is in advance.
Syn. To alter; vary; deviate; substitute; innovate; diversify; shift; veer; turn. See Alter.
(Change), v. i.
1. To be altered; to undergo variation; as, men sometimes change for the better.
For I am Lord, I change not.
Mal. iii. 6.