Definitions starting with T

ID #5250

torch

n. 1. also torch light [W Car.] a lamp made from a bottle filled with kerosene, with a rag wick. = BOTTLE LAMP, FLAMPER

2. a branch from which a torch is made: Go in the bush, get the torch…When you cut the torch, if it green you put it in the sun (Andros).

v. [W Car.] to catch crabs at night with the aid of a TORCH.

3. to catch fish at night with the aid of a TORCH.

Tags: noun, tool, verb

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Last update: 2011-09-08 01:32
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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