Definition of Taperer

1. Noun. A person who carries a taper in a religious service ¹



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Definition of Taperer

1. one that carries a candle in a religious procession [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taperer

tapeless
tapeless workflow
tapelike
tapeline
tapelines
tapen
tapenade
tapenades
tapentadol
taper
taper file
taper off
taper pin
tapered
tapered bougie
taperer (current term)
taperers
tapering
tapering off
taperingly
taperings
taperlike
taperness
tapers
taperstick
tapersticks
tapes
tapescript
tapescripts
tapespondent

Literary usage of Taperer

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1. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1907)
"After he has censed the oblations the priest goes to the south horn of the altar and washes his hands.' The [subdeacon and the] first taperer may hold the ..."

2. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1902)
"He will see that everything is ready five minutes before service begins on Sunday—the vestments laid out, the candles lit by a taperer, and the charcoal ..."

3. Bibliomania: Or Book Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1811)
"There Justed divers young knights of the king's court; and the justing was more taperer of those young knights, than ever they had seen any in that country. ..."

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