torchecul

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French, from torche ‘wipe’ + cul ‘arse’.

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torchecul (plural torcheculs)

  1. (obsolete) something used to wipe the backside after defecation; asswipe
    • 1993: Then he must needs sit bare-arsed on his jordan, hand scooping sweat from his brow, and void much black nastiness. His torchecul was yet another discarded page of his play. — Anthony Burgess, A Dead Man in Deptford

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