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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torche f (plural torches)

  1. torch (stick with flame at one end)

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VerbEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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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NounEdit

torche f (plural torches)

  1. (Jersey) a whack in the face

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • (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)