tapor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tapor
(-er, -ur); m. A taper; also the wick of a lamp Leóhtfæt lampas, candel candela, taper papyrus (cf. leóhtfæt lucernarium, weoce papirus, 26, 56), Wrt. Voc. i. 284, 35. Tapor cereus, 81, 32: cerastus, ii. 130, 23. Swegles tapur the sun, Exon. Th. 205, 18; Ph. 114. Onfangenum tapere accepto cereo, Anglia xiii. 403, 548. Hé hiene onǽlþ mid ðæm tapore (-ure, Hatt. MS.) ðæs godcundan liegges, Past. 36; Swt. 258, 13. Acolitus is gecweden se ðe candele oððe tapor byrþ, ðonnemann godspell rǽt, L. Ælfc. C. 14; Th. ii. 348, 4. Se sacerd gehálgodne tapor in ðæt wæter déþ, Wulfst. 36, 5. Taperas cerei, Anglia xiii. 402, 529: 403, 541. Ðrítig teapera, Chart. Th. 473, 32. Ðá com ðæs landes menigu mid leóhtfatum and mid taperum, Homl. Th. ii. 474, 24. Taporas cereos, Germ. 395, 72. Taperas, Lchdm. iii. 202, 4.
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