Torchwort
Torchwort Torch"wort`, n. (Bot.) The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet, anciently served for torches. Called also {torch}, and {hig-taper}. [1913 Webster]

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  • torchwort — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : great mullein …   Useful english dictionary

  • hig-taper — Torchwort Torch wort , n. (Bot.) The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet, anciently served for torches. Called also {torch}, and {hig taper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torch — Torchwort Torch wort , n. (Bot.) The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet, anciently served for torches. Called also {torch}, and {hig taper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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