Tweag
Tweag Tweag, Tweague Tweague, n. A pinching condition; perplexity; trouble; distress. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

This put the old fellow in a rare tweague. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tweag — Tweag, v. t. To tweak. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tweag — ˈtwēg dialect variant of tweak * * * tweag, tweague obs. or dial. ff. tweak n.1, v …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tweague — Tweag Tweag, Tweague Tweague, n. A pinching condition; perplexity; trouble; distress. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] This put the old fellow in a rare tweague. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tweague — tweag, tweague obs. or dial. ff. tweak n.1, v …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tweak — Tweak, n. 1. A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch; as, a tweak of the nose. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. Trouble; distress; tweag. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A prostitute. [Obs.] Brathwait. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tweak — 1. noun a) A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch. a tweak of the nose. b) Trouble; distress; tweag. He is running so many tweaks it is hard to remember how it looked originally. 2 …   Wiktionary

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