[ tawr-suhl ]

nounBuilding Trades.
  1. 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.

Origin of torsel

Alteration of tassel

Words Nearby torsel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use torsel in a sentence

  • It was a beautiful crimson adorned with a white torsel and supported by a staff.

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