torse

noun (1)
\ ˈtȯ(ə)rs \
plural -s

Definition of torse

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a twisted band or wreath by which a heraldic crest is joined to the helmet

torse

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of torse (Entry 2 of 2)

: torso

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History and Etymology for torse

Noun (1)

Middle French torse, torce, from feminine of tors twisted

Noun (2)

French, from Italian torso

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“Torse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torse. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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