bole, body, eubstance, trunk, thorax, automobile trunk, consistence, proboscis, tree trunk, caudex, physical structure, luggage compartment, soundbox, consistency, dead body, organic structure.
I can see him now as he stood before me- a thick- set man with a magnificent torso,
but with legs which ought to have been longer.
Stevens's head was wonderfully poised on his own " torso"
to know and feel this with such thrilling, vital, consistent certainty.
He leaned his head out of the window and I saw at once why most of his equipment was located in his torso.