torche

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See also: torché

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Since Old French, from Vulgar Latin torca, from torqua, Classical Latin torques, from the verb torqueō (I twist; I turn).

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Noun[edit]

torche f (plural torches)

  1. torch (stick with flame at one end)

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Verb[edit]

torche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of torcher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of torcher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of torcher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of torcher
  5. second-person singular imperative of torcher

References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition
  • torche” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

torche f (plural torches)

  1. whack in the face

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Etymology[edit]

See French torche.

Noun[edit]

torche f (oblique plural torches, nominative singular torche, nominative plural torches)

  1. bundle (of sticks, hay, etc.)
  2. torch (stick with flame at one end)

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