twilly devil
Twilly Twil"ly, n. [C. {Willy}.] A machine for cleansing or loosening wool by the action of a revolving cylinder covered with long iron spikes or teeth; a willy or willying machine; -- called also {twilly devil}, and {devil}. See {Devil}, n., 6, and {Willy}. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster]

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  • twilly devil — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twilly — Twil ly, n. [C. {Willy}.] A machine for cleansing or loosening wool by the action of a revolving cylinder covered with long iron spikes or teeth; a willy or willying machine; called also {twilly devil}, and {devil}. See {Devil}, n., 6, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devil — Twilly Twil ly, n. [C. {Willy}.] A machine for cleansing or loosening wool by the action of a revolving cylinder covered with long iron spikes or teeth; a willy or willying machine; called also {twilly devil}, and {devil}. See {Devil}, n., 6, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twilly — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devil — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twilly — n. Willowing machine, twilly devil, willy, willying machine …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Almond willow — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bee bird — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cecidomyia strobiloides — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chloroperla viridis — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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