torchy

[tawr-chee]

Origin of torchy

1620–30, in sense “full of torches”; 1940–45 for this sense; torch1 + -y1
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Historical Examples of torchy

  • "Which is something I owe chiefly to you, Torchy," says Mallory.

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  • With a wink at me and a chuckle he remarks: "Torchy, suppose you tell the gentleman where you are?"

  • Come right in, Torchy, while Marie gets you some cake and a cup of tea.

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  • Just Torchy, and it suits me as well as Percival or Montgomery.

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  • And that, Torchy, is the situation up to the present moment.

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