torchlight

Definitions

  • SLEDGING BY TORCHLIGHT
    SLEDGING BY TORCHLIGHT
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n torchlight light from a torch or torches
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Torchlight The light of a torch, or of torches. Also adjectively; as, a torchlight procession.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n torchlight The light of a torch or of torches.
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Quotations

  • John Louis O'Sullivan
    John Louis O'Sullivan
    “A torchlight procession marching down your throat.”

Usage

In literature:

We were sitting one night at supper, when M. Menou proposed a stag-hunt by torchlight.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
Driscoll looked and saw in the moving yellow torchlights that her face was white.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
A gray vault glimmered above their heads in the torchlight.
"Cudjo's Cave" by J. T. Trowbridge
Rick's throat clogged as the torchlight reflected from a shiny blade.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
Seventy feet below him was the raft and its occupants, glowing in the torchlight.
"Guy in the Jungle" by William Murray Graydon
Flickering torchlight filtered into the corridor.
"Isle of the Undead" by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
He died on the 12th of September 1660, and was buried by torchlight, and with great ceremony, in the Klooster-Kerk at the Hague.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
By torchlight they saw the evidences of the struggle which had taken place.
"At the Fall of Port Arthur" by Edward Stratemeyer
The crowds grew at his torchlight harangues.
"The Year When Stardust Fell" by Raymond F. Jones
Not the glory of the sun or moon, but of smoking torchlights and lurid flames carried hither and thither by the wind.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
We've been up Vesuvius, not in the daytime, like the humdrum tourists, but by torchlight, and we saw the moon rise.
"The Lightning Conductor" by C. N. Williamson
On the day when the University prizes were distributed, the students made a great torchlight procession to their Rector's house.
"The Lost Manuscript" by Gustav Freytag
Not many bullets could be expected to reach a human mark by firelight and torchlight.
"The Red Mustang" by William O. Stoddard
The dressing was completed by torchlight.
"Into the Primitive" by Robert Ames Bennet
Only on the other side of the stream a torchlight came and went, and reappeared in another place.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
She wore a full-length white shift, against which her flawless olive skin fairly glowed in the torchlight.
"Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover
Freddy's eyes glittered in the torchlight.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
As it is dark in the cave, all work was performed by torchlight.
"Told by the Death's Head" by Mór Jókai
Seeing this, I determined to make a raid upon them by torchlight, after the manner of the colonists in Virginia.
"The Swiss Family Robinson" by Jean Rudolph Wyss
In possession of the torchlight, he strode out upon the veranda.
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
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In poetry:

"A marriage by torchlight!" the baron said;
"This stair to the altar leads!
"We patter our prayers, 'mong the mouldering dead,—
"And there we tell our beads!"
"The Daughter Of Plantagenet - Fytte The Thyrde" by Thomas Cooper
For Love, the tricksy pilot, still at our helm he sings,
Our darkest night is luminous with torchlight from his wings;
Loudly he sings and sweetly above the whistling gale,
And with Love’s music in our hearts, how could we turn or quail?
"The Voyage" by Alice Guerin Crist
Proudly they came, but their pride was the pomp of a funeral at midnight,
When dreader yet the lonely morrow looms;
Few are the words that are spoken, and faces are gaunt beneath the torchlight
That does but darken more the nodding plumes.
"The Death Of Admiral Blake" by Sir Henry Newbolt

In news:

Enter to win a copy of the soundtrack to Torchlight II.
Torchlight Parade And Carol Sing Scheduled For Sunday.
The town's torchlight parade and carol sing will be held Dec 2.
The fifth annual Halloween Torchlight parade is set for Saturday, Oct 27.
Torchlight II' is a beacon of hope for gamers.
' Torchlight II' Review Part 2: Polishing The Status Quo.
You should be playing Torchlight 2.
Arts and a street fair in Bellevue, Torchlight fun in Seattle.
Colgate University's Torchlight ceremony featured on NBC Nightly News.
5 Reasons ' Torchlight 2' Is A Better Bang For Your Buck Than 'Diablo 3'.
Should gamers wait for Torchlight 2 instead.
Torchlight Parade Celebrate 75 Years at S6.
Big Bear's New Years Eve Tradition, the Torchlight Parade at Snow Summit will take place Saturday night beginning at 7:00pm.
Torchlight Parade, beach parties and more.
Seafair Torchlight Parade Ah, the Torchlight .
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