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Definition of Torchy
1. characteristic of a torch song [adj TORCHIER, TORCHIEST]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Torchy
Literary usage of Torchy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Desert Gold by Zane Grey (1913)
"torchy is just as deliriously funny in these stories as he was in the previous ... torchy rises from the position of office boy to that of secretary for the ..."
2. Helen with the High Hand: An Idyllic Diversion by Arnold Bennett (1911)
"torchy is just as deliriously funny in these stories as he was in the ... torchy falls desperately in love with "the only girl that ever was," but that ..."
3. Books Added: Five-year Cumulation of the Book Bulletin of the Chicago Public ...by Chicago Public Library by Chicago Public Library (1916)
"-On with torchy. 1914. -Shorty McCabe on the job. F 12979 1915. F 12927 torchy. 1911. F 13026 Trying out torchy. 1912. F 12978 The forest on the hill. ..."
4. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by [Anonymus AC02789944] (1921)
"torchy and Vee. Clode. torchy as a Pa. Clode. FRENCH, JOSEPH LEWIS, editor. *Best Psychic Stories. Boni and Liveright. •Masterpieces of Mystery. 4 vol. ..."