But thousands of cars were torched in scores of housing projects on the distant outskirts of the French capital and other cities.
The burned-out carcasses of police vehicles and torched cars served as a reminder of the violent day.
On Easter Sunday, a parking structure and a flower shop were also torched.
Last week, settlers from Maon torched two dunams of wheat fields in the south Hebron hills.
Brittany Ferrell held a sign in the parking lot of the torched QuikTrip gas station.
Who torched the good people of death row is mystery number one from “Infected.”
Over a dozen churches in Minya alone have been attacked or torched since the violent dispersal of the Islamist sit-ins, they said.
Matt Schaub (4,008 yards, 22 touchdowns) torched the Cincinnati Bengals last week for ... zero touchdowns.
torched on by that fly-by-night who'll be getting out of town and who'll be forgotten inside a week.
He told me this morning that he was going back to the drive in spite of me—he said it was because you had torched him on to do so.
late 13c., from Old French torche, originally "twisted thing," hence "torch formed of twisted tow dipped in wax," probably from Vulgar Latin *torca, alteration of Late Latin torqua, variant of classical Latin torques "collar of twisted metal," from torquere "to twist" (see thwart). In Britain, also applied to the battery-driven version (in U.S., flashlight). Torch song is 1927 ("My Melancholy Baby," performed by Tommy Lyman, is said to have been the first so called), from carry a torch "suffer an unrequited love" (also 1927), an obscure notion from Broadway slang.
"set fire to," 1931, from torch (n.). Related: Torched; torching.