from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that carries a torch.
  • n. One, such as the leader of a government, who imparts knowledge, truth, or inspiration to others.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who carries a torch (flaming brand)
  • n. The leader of a campaign, or one who gives inspiration to others

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose office it is to carry a torch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who bears a torch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a leader in a campaign or movement


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