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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

torse (plural torses)

  1. (heraldry) A twist of cloth or wreath underneath and forming part of a crest; an orle, a wreath. It is customarily shown with six twists, the first tincture being the tincture of the field, the second the tincture of the metal, and so on.
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ReferencesEdit

  • A complete guide to heraldry, A. C. Fox-Davis.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

torse (plural torses)

  1. Obsolete form of torso.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian torso, from Latin thyrsus. Doublet of thyrse.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɔʁs/
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NounEdit

torse m (plural torses)

  1. torso
    Son torse est très poilu.
    His torso is very hairy.

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VerbEdit

torse

  1. third-person singular past historic of torcere

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