taperer

noun

ta·​per·​er ˈtā-pər-ər How to pronounce taperer (audio)
: one who bears a taper in a religious procession

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of taperer was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Taperer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taperer. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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