Definition of Torrets

1. torret [n] - See also: torret



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torrets

torquoselectivity
torr
torrefaction
torrefied
torrefies
torrefy
torrefying
torrent
torrented
torrential
torrentially
torrenting
torrents
torrentuous
torret
torrets (current term)
torreyite
torricellian
torrid zone
torrider
torridest
torridities
torridity
torridly
torridness
torridnesses
torrified
torrifies
torrify

Literary usage of Torrets

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"In wet grounds, Newfoundland to Massachusetts ; Pennsylvania. Europe and Asia. Tufted or Common sedge. torrets or Turrets. Stare or Star. June-Aug. 186. ..."

2. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1852)
"The next day," says Camden, "the English descried the Spanish ships, -with lofty torrets, like castles, in front like a half-moon, the wings thereof ..."

3. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1904)
"1 I mean that sort which, rising Into tall hassocks, Is called by the foresters torrets; a corrupt ion, I suppose, of turrets. ..."

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