torches

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See also: torchés

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

torches

  1. plural of torch

Verb[edit]

torches

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of torch

Anagrams[edit]

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

torches f

  1. plural of torche

Verb[edit]

torches

  1. second-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of torcher

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

torches

  1. plural of torche

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tarche (targe).

Noun[edit]

torches

  1. targes; tassels
    • 1927, “YOLA ZONG O BARONY VORTH”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, page 132, line 10:
      Aal haar, an wi eyen lik torches o tar?"
      "All hair, and with eyes like torches of tar,"

References[edit]

  • Kathleen A. Browne (1927) The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Sixth Series, Vol.17 No.2, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, page 132