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torchlight

[tawrch-lahyt] /ˈtɔrtʃˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
the light of a torch or torches.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see torch1, light1
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  • 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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