taperstick

noun

ta·​per·​stick ˈtā-pər-ˌstik How to pronounce taperstick (audio)
: a candlestick that holds tapers

Word History

First Known Use

1546, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of taperstick was in 1546

Dictionary Entries Near taperstick

Cite this Entry

“Taperstick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taperstick. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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