the light of a torch or torches.

1375–1425; late Middle English; see torch1, light1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
One imagines chanting and drumming, the animals on the great pillars seeming to move in flickering torchlight.
Its blade caught the torchlight and scrawled an arcing rune of fire in the gloom.
Flambeau from its gathering practice of harvesting fish at night by torchlight.
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