torc

torc
var. of TORQUE 1.

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noun (-s)
Etymology: by alteration
: torque I

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/tawrk/, n.
torque (def. 4).

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torc «trk», noun.
= torque (def. 3). (Cf.torque)

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[tôrk]
(also torque) n. historical a neck ornament consisting of a band of twisted metal, worn esp. by the ancient Gauls and Britons
Origin:
mid 19th cent.: from French torque, from Latin torques (see torch)

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torc
see torque n.1

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