The correct answer is candle.
A. four-legged animal
B. slow withdrawal
The correct answer is (C) A (long and slender) wax candle; a slender wax-covered wick used for lighting candles; a long wick coated with wax or tallow for use in lighting candles or gas appliances. Also, anything, such as a spire, that has a tapering form.
Taper comes from Old English tapur, tapor, taper.
Examples of use:
- A lit taper simplified the job of lighting the 40 candles on the birthday cake.
- Each singer in the procession carried a lighted taper.