tortuthe

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin tortura (a twisting, wreathing, of bodily pain, a griping colic; pain inflicted by judicial or ecclesiastical authority as a means of persuasion, torture), from Latin tortus, past participle of torqueō, torquēre (twist).

Noun[edit]

tortuthe f (plural tortuthes)

  1. torture

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