torchère


tor·chère

noun \ˌtr-ˈsher\

Definition of TORCHÈRE

1
:  a tall ornamental stand for a candlestick or candelabra
2
also tor·chiere \-ˈsh(y)er\ :  an electric floor lamp giving indirect light

Origin of TORCHÈRE

French, from torche torch
First Known Use: 1904

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