taperer

noun
ta·​per·​er | \ ˈtā-pər-ər How to pronounce taperer (audio) \

Definition of taperer

: one who bears a taper in a religious procession

First Known Use of taperer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Taperer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taperer. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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