[ tawr-suhl ]
/ ˈtɔr səl /
Save This Word!
noun Building Trades.
a beam or slab of wood, stone, iron, etc., laid on a masonry wall to receive and distribute the weight from one end of a beam.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?
Origin of torsel
Alteration of tassel
Words nearby torsel
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for torsel
It was a beautiful crimson adorned with a white torsel and supported by a staff.Old Taverns of New York|William Harrison Bayles