Torpedinous Tor*ped"i*nous, a. Of or pertaining to a torpedo; resembling a torpedo; exerting a benumbing influence; stupefying; dull; torpid. [1913 Webster]

Fishy were his eyes; torpedinous was his manner. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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