Twinter Twin"ter, n. [AS. twi- + winter winter. See {Twice}, and {Winter}.] A domestic animal two winters old. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • twinter — I. ˈtwintə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English twiwintre two years old, from twi + winter dialect Britain : a sheep, ox, or horse that has lived through two winters …   Useful english dictionary

  • twinter — twin·ter …   English syllables

  • twi- — prefix meaning two, O.E. twi , prefix meaning two, in two ways, twice, double, from P.Gmc. *twi (Cf. O.Fris. twi , O.N. tvi , Du. twee , O.H.G. zwi , Ger. zwei ), from PIE *dwis (Cf. Skt. dvi , Gk. di , Old L. dvi , L …   Etymology dictionary

  • twenter — obs. form of twinter …   Useful english dictionary

  • twynter — twynt(t)er obs. ff. twinter …   Useful english dictionary

  • twyntter — twynt(t)er obs. ff. twinter …   Useful english dictionary

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