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1. tāper n.

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(a) A candle, usu. of wax; also fig. as an epithet for the Virgin Mary [quot. c1426]; lighten (tenden) taper; (b) taper berere, an acolyte; taper candel, a candle; taper dish, a candleholder; taper(es