Definition of Torchere

1. a type of electric lamp [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torchere

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

Literary usage of Torchere

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1. De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of the Extensive and Very Valuable Artistic ...by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association (1921)
"(Illustrated) 334—FLORENTINE WROUGHT-IRON torchere Fifteenth Century Spirally twisted iron bar standard with two rings above, supported by three twisted ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"torchere, a candelabrum mounted upon a tall stand of wood or metal, usually with two or three lights. When it was first introduced ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"The Eton Bovs lighted ар torchere, and executed figures. The figures were unhurt. The ()I:KFN suffered torchere in the Home Park. In spite of this, ..."

4. The Practical Book of Interior Decoration by Harold Donaldson Eberlein, Abbot McClure, Edward Stratton Holloway (1919)
"They are of particular value in "Modern" decoration and they also relieve a candlestick or torchere of iron or other dull effect. The present writers have ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"torchere, a candelabrum mounted upon a tall stand of wood or metal, usually with two or three lights. When it was first introduced in France towards the end ..."

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