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Definition of Torchlike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torchlike
Literary usage of Torchlike
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1. The Golden Poppy by Emory Evans Smith (1902)
"... it means the strong or robust flower, but, on the other hand, if from antorcha, it refers to the torchlike or flamelike color of the flowers, ..."
2. New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past (2007)
"In low moist ground grows the cardinal flower, brightening the woods with its deep red torchlike spikes. A roadside favorite during August and early ..."
3. William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer".: A Biographical Sketch by Josephine Seaton (1871)
"... loved relatives whom she was to behold no more on earth; and sailing from Hull, her native land set upon her sight forever. "The torchlike blaze of the ..."
4. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"The same as comer lo» pilare», figuratively, to abandon a mine. (Mln. Jour.) Comet (Wales). A hand lamp with a long, torchlike flame. (Gresley) Come water. ..."