Definition of Torrify
1. to torrefy [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES] - See also: torrefy
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Literary usage of Torrify
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mining and Smelting Magazine (1863)
"... the different beds of which generally contain a sufficient quantity of carbonaceous matter to torrify the stone, and make it fit for the furnace. ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1810)
"In the chapter on the preparation of the soil, it is recommended to torrify cohesive soils in order to render them friable, and the principle of the ..."
3. A Canoe Voyage Up the Minnay Sotor: With an Account of the Lead and Copper by George William Featherstonhaugh (1847)
"That they were ignorant of the method of doing it, was clear from their having tried to torrify large masses of the quartz; for the metal, if there had been ..."
4. Kettell, Samuel: Specimens of American Poetry by Samuel Kettell (1829)
"We, cannibals, might torrify and seethe; Or dry blood-reeking flesh in the cold sun ; Or, like the Arab, on his racing horse, Beneath the saddle swelter it ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"I Destroy but thee, and where were festive smiles I We, cannibals, might torrify and seethe; Or dry blood-reeking flesh ..."