Definition of Torchons

1. Noun. (plural of torchon) ¹



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Definition of Torchons

1. torchon [n] - See also: torchon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torchons

torchier
torchiere
torchieres
torchiers
torchiest
torching
torchings
torchless
torchlight
torchlights
torchlike
torchman
torchmen
torchon
torchons (current term)
torchwood
torchwood family
torchwoods
torchwort
torchy
torcs
torcular
torcular herophili
torcularious
torculars
tordion
tordions
tore
tore away

Literary usage of Torchons

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1. United States Compiled Statutes, Annotated, 1916: Embracing the Statutes of by United States, John Allan Mallory (1917)
"US (1912) 3 Ct Cust App. 263. 8. Tidies.—Renaissance lace tidies held not dutiable as manufactures of tidies. See paragraph 358. 9. torchons.—Under Rev. ..."

2. Treaties and Tariffs Regulating the Trade Between Great Britain and Foreign by Edward Hertslet (1876)
"A thick and coarse tissue called " torchons," worked on the loom, and used for curtains ... Ordinary black tulle is also to be treated as " tulle torchons. ..."

3. V.R. 76 ; a French Military Hospital by Harold James Reckitt, Margaret Storrs Turner (1921)
"... whilst Madame undertook the socks (an appalling and almost endless task), aprons, overalls and, worst of all, the torchons. torchons was ..."

4. Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-workers, Lace-schools and by Charlotte Kellogg (1920)
"The torchons once thoroughly mastered, the student has traveled a considerable distance on the lace journey. The study of Torchon is succeeded by Cluny in ..."

5. Pillow Lace, a Practical Hand-book by Elizabeth Mincoff, Margaret S. Marriage (1907)
"It is especially useful in the copying of simple torchons ; indeed, ... Strictly geometrical torchons are not hard to design, there being a few given ..."

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