torche

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See also: torché

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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, 2001–2017.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

torche f (plural torches)

  1. (Jersey) a whack in the face

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *torca, from torqua, Classical Latin torques, from the verb torqueō (I twist; I turn).

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)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (tourse)
  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (torche, supplement)