Torsade meaning

tôr-säd, -sād
A decorative trimming of twisted ribbon or cord, used especially on hats.
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An item of jewelry, such as a necklace or bracelet, consisting of multiple, often beaded strands twisted loosely together in a ropelike form.
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A twisted cord used in drapery, etc.
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A molded or worked ornament resembling this.
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A decoration, especially on hats, made from twisted ribbon.
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Origin of torsade

  • French from tors from Vulgar Latin torsus alteration of Latin tortus past participle of torquēre to twist terkw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French torsade.

    From Wiktionary