Definition of Torches

1. Noun. (plural of torch) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of torch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Torches

1. torch [v] - See also: torch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torches

torch runners
torch singer
torch singers
torch song
torch songs
torchable
torchbearer
torchbearers
torcheculs
torched
torcher
torchere
torcheres
torchers
torches (current term)
torchier
torchiere
torchieres
torchiers
torchiest
torching
torchings
torchless
torchlight
torchlights
torchlike
torchman
torchmen

Literary usage of Torches

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1. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"torches AND LIGHTS AT FUNERALS. THE custom of using torches and lights at funerals, or in funeral processions, appears to have been of long standing.1 The ..."

2. Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"torches USED AT WEDDINGS. The practice of pagan Rome was that two children ... In some foreign prints of marriages, torches are represented as being carried ..."

3. Ancient Mysteries Described,: Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded by William Hone (1823)
"The town-clerk's entry mentions the torches and torch-bearers in the procession: ... torches; fifty-eight citizens had torches alike on the day of Corpus ..."

4. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"Corea, a few days before the New Year festival, the eunuchs of the palace swing burning torches, chanting invocations the while, and this is supposed to ..."

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