Definition for TOUCH

TOUCH, v.i. [tuch.]

  1. To be in contact with; to be in a state of junction, so that no space is between. Two spheres touch only at points. Johnson.
  2. To fasten on; to take effect on. Strong waters will touch upon gold, that will not touch silver. Bacon.
  3. To treat of slightly in discourse. Addison. To touch at, to come or go to, without stay. The ship touched at Lisbon. The next day we touched at Sidon. Acts xxvii. To touch on or upon, to mention slightly. If the antiquaries have touched upon it; they have immediately quitted it. Addison. #2. In the sense of touch at. [Little used.]

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