Etymology 1 Edit
- plural of
Etymology 2 Edit
torques (plural torqueses)
- (historical) A collar or necklace of twisted metal (often military); torque.
- 1855, The Cambrian Journal, page 18:
- The torqueses worn by their chiefs, and which were displayed as valuable trophies at Rome, were exquisite works of art, as is proved by such as have been dug up from time to time.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈtor.kʷeːs/, [ˈt̪ɔrkʷeːs̠]
- (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈtor.kwes/, [ˈt̪ɔrkwes]
- Alternative form of
Third-declension noun (i-stem, accusative singular in -em or -im, ablative singular in -e or -ī).
torques f (plural torques)