Twill
Twill Twill, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Twilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twilling}.] [Scotch tweel; probably from LG. twillen to make double, from twi- two; akin to AS. twi-, E. twi- in twilight. See {Twice}, and cf. {Tweed}, {Tweel}.] To weave, as cloth, so as to produce the appearance of diagonal lines or ribs on the surface. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Twill — Twill, n. [Scotch tweel. See {Twill}, v. t.] 1. An appearance of diagonal lines or ribs produced in textile fabrics by causing the weft threads to pass over one and under two, or over one and under three or more, warp threads, instead of over one …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twill — s.n. v. tuil. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  TWILL TUIL/ s. n. stofă cu o ţesătură în diagonală, înspicată, cu model oriental. (< engl. twill) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • twill — [twıl] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old English; Origin: twilic having a double thread , from twi ( TWILIGHT) + lic (from Latin bilix, from bi ( BI ) + licium thread )] strong cloth woven to produce parallel sloping lines across its surface ▪ grey… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Twill — der; s, Plur. s u. e <aus gleichbed. engl. twill> geköperter Baumwollfutterstoff od. Seidenstoff, Feinköper (bes. für leichte Kleider) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • twill — twill·ing; twill; …   English syllables

  • twill — sb., en el. et (stof vævet med et mønster af skrå linjer), i sms. twill , fx twillbukser …   Dansk ordbog

  • twill — [twil] n. [ME twyll < OE twilic, woven of double thread (akin to OHG zwilih) < WGmc partial transl. (with twi , two) of L bilix, with a double thread < bi , BI 1 + licium, a thread] 1. a cloth woven so as to have parallel diagonal lines… …   English World dictionary

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