(Torch"wood`) n. (Bot.) The inflammable wood of certain trees (Amyris balsamifera, A.
Floridana, etc.); also, the trees themselves.
(Torch"wort`) n. (Bot.) The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet, anciently
served for torches. Called also torch, and hig-taper.
(Tore) imp. of Tear.
(Tore), n. [Probably from the root of tear; cf. W. tór a break, cut, tóri to break, cut.] The dead
grass that remains on mowing land in winter and spring. [Prov. Eng.] Mortimer.
(Tore), n. [See Torus.]
1. (Arch.) Same as Torus.
2. (Geom.) (a) The surface described by the circumference of a circle revolving about a straight line
in its own plane. (b) The solid inclosed by such a surface; sometimes called an anchor ring.
(To"re*a*dor`) n. [Sp.,fr. torear to fight bulls, fr.L. taurus a bull.] A bullfighter.
(To-rend") v. t. [imp. & p. p. To-rent.] [Pref. to- + rend.] To rend in pieces. [Obs.]
The wolf hath many a sheep and lamb to- rent.Chaucer.
(Tor"et) n. [Probably dim. fr. tore, torus.] A Turret. [Obs.]
(Tor"et), n. A ring for fastening a hawk's leash to the jesses; also, a ring affixed to the collar of a
dog, etc. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(To"reu`ma*tog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. embossed work, work in relief (from to bore through,
to work in relief) + -graphy.] A description of sculpture such as bas-relief in metal.
(To*reu`ma*tol"o*gy) n. [Gr. embossed work + -logy.] The art or the description of
scupture such as bas-relief in metal; toreumatography.
(To*reu"tic) a. [Gr. belonging to work in relief.] (Sculp.) In relief; pertaining to sculpture in
relief, especially of metal; also, pertaining to chasing such as surface ornamentation in metal.
(Tor"goch) n. The saibling. [Prov. Eng.]
(||To*ril"to) n. [Cf. Sp. torillo a little bull.] (Zoöl.) A species of Turnix (Turnix sylvatica) native of
Spain and Northen Africa.
(To`rin*ese") a. [It.] Of or pertaining to Turin. n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of
Turin; collectively, the people of Turin.
(Tor"ment) n. [OF. torment, F. tourment, fr. L. tormentum an engine for hurling missiles, an
instrument of torture, a rack, torture, fr. torquere to turn, to twist, hurl. See Turture.]
1. (Mil. Antiq.) An engine for casting stones. [Obs.] Sir T. Elyot.
2. Extreme pain; anguish; torture; the utmost degree of misery, either of body or mind. Chaucer.
The more I seeMilton.
Pleasures about me, so much more I feel
Torment within me.