Twain cloud
Twain Twain, a. & n. [OE. twein, tweien, tweyne, AS. tw[=e]gen, masc. See {Two}.] Two; -- nearly obsolete in common discourse, but used in poetry and burlesque. ``Children twain.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain. --Matt. v. 41. [1913 Webster]

{In twain}, in halves; into two parts; asunder. [1913 Webster]

When old winder split the rocks in twain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Twain cloud}. (Meteor.) Same as {Cumulo-stratus}. [1913 Webster]


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