Origin of torse
Examples from the Web for torse
The natural consequence would be in such a case that the torse, being in unison with the livery, was also in unison with the arms.
The plain fillet still continued to be used long after the torse had come into recognised use.
The torse is now supposed to be and represented as a skein of coloured silk intertwined with a gold or silver cord.
This fillet is the commonest crest support, and the others, chapeau or coronet, are themselves sometimes set upon a torse.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
An osculating plane of the curve (see 38 below) is a tangent plane of the torse all along a generating line.