New English-Irish Dictionary
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torch

1. noun handheld light2. noun flaming stick3. noun blowlamp4. noun time-honoured quality etc5. verb burn
phrases
1 noun handheld lighttóirse masc4lóchrann masc1soilseán masc1he shone a torch in my face dhírigh sé tóirse ar m'aghaidh 2 noun flaming stickbreo masc4tóirse masc4she was carrying a lit torch bhí breo tine ina lámh aicithe house went up like a torch las an teach in aon bhladhm amháin, chuaigh an teach le thine mar a rachadh falscaí ar chnoc
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3 noun (especially US) blowlampséidlampa masc 4 noun time-honoured quality etclóchrann masc1we must carry the torch of freedom ní mór dúinn lóchrann na saoirse a iomparto hand on the torch to the next generation an aisling a fhágáil le hoidhreacht ag an gcéad ghlúin eile 5 verb burn TRANSITIVEloisc verb  c m udóigh verb  c m uthey torched the car loisc siad an gluaisteán
phrases

to put sth to the torch

(also

to put the torch to sth

) rud a loscadhrud a chur le thine