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Tapers were a [[wick]] soaked in a little [[beeswax]], that could be carried around and when lit (eg from the fire) used to easily light [[candles]] and [[oil lamps]].
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Tapers were a [[wick]] soaked in a little [[beeswax]] or [[tallow]], that could be carried around and when lit (eg from the fire) used to easily light [[candles]] and [[oil lamps]].
   
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Latest revision as of 12:20, 27 May 2006

Tapers were a wick soaked in a little beeswax or tallow, that could be carried around and when lit (eg from the fire) used to easily light candles and oil lamps.

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