taperstick
noun Date: 1546 a candlestick that holds tapers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • taperstick — /tay peuhr stik /, n. a candlestick designed to hold tapers. [1540 50; TAPER + STICK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • taperstick — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: taper (I) + stick : a candlestick for holding small tapers * * * /tay peuhr stik /, n. a candlestick designed to hold tapers. [1540 50; TAPER + STICK1] …   Useful english dictionary

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