taperstick

[ tey-per-stik ]
/ ˈteɪ pərˌstɪk /

noun

a candlestick designed to hold tapers.

Nearby words

  1. taper,
  2. taper off,
  3. taper pin,
  4. taper relief,
  5. tapered roller bearing,
  6. tapestried,
  7. tapestry,
  8. tapestry brussels,
  9. tapestry moth,
  10. tapetoretinal

Origin of taperstick

First recorded in 1540–50; taper1 + stick1

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