Definition of Torrets
1. torret [n] - See also: torret
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Literary usage of Torrets
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"In wet grounds, Newfoundland to Massachusetts ; Pennsylvania. Europe and Asia. Tufted or Common sedge. torrets or Turrets. Stare or Star. June-Aug. 186. ..."
2. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1852)
"The next day," says Camden, "the English descried the Spanish ships, -with lofty torrets, like castles, in front like a half-moon, the wings thereof ..."
3. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1904)
"1 I mean that sort which, rising Into tall hassocks, Is called by the foresters torrets; a corrupt ion, I suppose, of turrets. ..."