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 for hig-taper
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Torchwort \Torch"wort`\, n. (Bot.)
     The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet,
     anciently served for torches. Called also torch, and
     hig-taper.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hig-taper \Hig"-ta`per\, n. [Cf. Hag-taper.] (Bot.)
     Verbascum+({Verbascum+Thapsus">A plant of the genus Verbascum ({Verbascum Thapsus); the
     common mullein. [Also high-taper and hag-taper.] Hijera

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