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Torchere

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Torchere tor-shār′ a large ornamental candelabrum.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In poetry:

An' then she starts to laugh. I'd 'ate to see
A woman laugh or look like that again.
She's in the dinkum 'igh-strikes now; to me
That's showin' pretty plain.
She's like a torchered thing -- 'arf crazy -- wild ....
"Take thort, my child.
"Rose" by C J Dennis

In news:

Porta-potty torcher beware: Clorox aims to flush you out.
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