hag's taper

noun
\ˈhagz-\
variants: or less commonly hagtaper \ˈ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ \
plural hag's tapers also hagtapers

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History and Etymology for hag's taper

alteration of earlier higgis taper, hickis taper, higtaper, from higgis, hickis, hig (origin unknown) + taper (candle)

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