Definitions

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  • v. To tear apart, tear asunder.
  • v. To scatter, disperse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To tear asunder; scatter; disperse.

Etymologies

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From Middle English toratten, from to- +‎ ratten ("to lacerate, tear"). Related to Middle High German ratzen ("to lacerate, tear").

Examples

  • Israel is a promise land, the borders never defined, never existed, according to the torat and jewish beleifs god is to establish it and not some highly rich jewish business men who bought the land of palestine from another english politician (promise of belfor-1927) and then kicked out all the inhbitants of those lands and terrorized the surrounding.

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  • On the torat of which, of all of them, would you lock your inflexiable collar.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • Someone taking an aliya and reciting the blessings using the "wrong" accent or pronunciation. (in a shtiebel the joke is to use a sing-song for asher notan lonu torat emet; in a Young Israel the joke is mumbling Borchee es heshem hamivoyrach and putting the accent on the wrong syllable of the word torah.) *

    DovBear

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