torsade


tor·sade

noun \tr-ˈsäd, -ˈsād\

Definition of TORSADE

:  a twisted cord or ribbon used especially as a hat ornament

Origin of TORSADE

French, from tors twisted, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *torsus, alteration of Latin tortus, past participle of torquēre to twist
First Known Use: 1872

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