Definition of Torchbearers

1. Noun. (plural of torchbearer) ¹



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Definition of Torchbearers

1. torchbearer [n] - See also: torchbearer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torchbearers

torbernites
torbie
torbies
torc
torcetrapib
torch
torch race
torch runners
torch singer
torch singers
torch song
torch songs
torchable
torchbearer
torchbearers (current term)
torcheculs
torched
torcher
torchere
torcheres
torchers
torches
torchier
torchiere
torchieres
torchiers
torchiest
torching

Literary usage of Torchbearers

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1. Japan at First Hand: Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke (1918)
"Men bearing eight large ancient gongs, more torchbearers and ... torchbearers again, and then sixteen men with quivers and sixteen men with tall ancient ..."

2. Narrative of the Visit of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh to the by John George Knight (1868)
"After the leading band, and between the two long lines of torchbearers, over a thousand in number, marched in procession the members of the Liedertafel, ..."

3. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1848)
"The first foure were drawne wth Eagles (wherof I gave the reason, aa of the rest, in Fame's speech) theyr 4 torchbearers attending on the chariot sides, ..."

4. Inigo Jones: A Life of the Architect by Peter Cunningham, James Robinson Planché, Ben Jonson, John Marston (1848)
"The first foure were drawne wft Eagles (wherof I gave the reason, as of the rest, in Fame's speech) theyr 4 torchbearers attending on the chariot sides, ..."

5. A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays by Thomas Amyot, Robert Dodsley, Shakespeare Society (1853)
"The first foure were drawne wth Eagles (wherof I gave the reason, as of the rest, in Fame's speech) theyr 4 torchbearers attending on the chariot sides, ..."

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