[ tawr-cheer ]
/ tɔrˈtʃɪər /
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a floor lamp for indirect lighting, having its source of light within a reflecting bowl that directs the light upward.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also torchère, tor·chier .
Origin of torchiere
Variant of torchère
Words nearby torchiere
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