Toret

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Toret A ring for fastening a hawk's leash to the jesses; also, a ring affixed to the collar of a dog, etc.
    • n Toret A Turret.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n toret A ring, such as those by which a hawk's lune or leash was fastened to the jesses, or that on a dog's collar through which the leash passed.
    • n toret The eye in which a ring turns.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Probably dim. fr. tore, torus,

Usage

In literature:

Many places in Greece had it in their composition; such as Torone, Torete, Toreate: also in Hetruria, Torchonium.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
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