Tocsin

noun

  1. an alarm bell or signal.

[Summer Lightning — P.G. Wodehouse]

Torrefy

verb

to dry or roast with fire : PARCH, SCORCH

  1. to subject (ores) to scorching heat so as to drive off volatile ingredients
  2. to dry (drugs) on a hot metallic plate till they are friable or are reduced to the state desired

[Discovered accidentally while trying to find a good synonym for “charred”]

Tranche

n.

  1. a portion of something, especially money

[The Fat Gold email newsletter, from Robin Sloan]

Tranche

n. 

  1. a portion of something, especially money

[NPR]

Tumbril

noun

(also tumbrel)

  1. an open cart that tilted backward to empty out its load, in particular one used to convey condemned prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution.
  2. a two-wheeled covered cart which carried tools or ammunition for an army.

[Attrib. — Eley Williams]