Torve meaning

(obsolete) To throw, cast.
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Origin of torve

  • From Middle English torven, torvien, from Old English torfian (“to throw, cast missiles, shoot, stone”), from Proto-Germanic *turbōną, *turbijaną (“to turn, twist”), from Proto-Indo-European *derbh- (“to tie together, weave”). Related to Old English tearflian (“to turn, roll, wallow”), Alemannic German zirbeln (“to swirl, whirl, roll”). See terfle.

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