torcher

n.

"torch-carrier," c.1600; see torch (n.). Meaning "torch singer" attested by 1940.


Nearby words

  1. torch lily,
  2. torch singer,
  3. torch song,
  4. torch syndrome,
  5. torchbearer,
  6. torchier,
  7. torchiere,
  8. torchlight,
  9. torchon lace,
  10. torchwood

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