Twig rush
Twig Twig, n. [AS. twig; akin to D. twijg, OHG. zwig, zwi, G. zweig, and probably to E. two.] A small shoot or branch of a tree or other plant, of no definite length or size. [1913 Webster]

The Britons had boats made of willow twigs, covered on the outside with hides. --Sir T. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

{Twig borer} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small beetles which bore into twigs of shrubs and trees, as the apple-tree twig borer ({Amphicerus bicaudatus}).

{Twig girdler}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Girdler}, 3.

{Twig rush} (Bot.), any rushlike plant of the genus {Cladium} having hard, and sometimes prickly-edged, leaves or stalks. See {Saw grass}, under {Saw}. [1913 Webster]


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