Origin of torques
Definition for torques (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), torqued, torqu·ing.
verb (used without object), torqued, torqu·ing.
Origin of torque
Examples from the Web for torques
This torques, chain, or rather wreath, is frequently alluded to by the early British bards.Old English Chronicles|Various
Torques or twisted collars of metal are found in burying-places of the barbarous people of northern Europe.
Round her alabaster neck was a magnificent "torques," or collar of twisted gold-wire.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2)|Ellen C. Clayton
Slaying his enemy, he took from his neck a chain of gold (torques), which he afterwards wore upon his own.Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)|Charles Morris
The torques are mostly penannular and have enlarged terminals; the armlets are often complete rings.Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,