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twill

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noun \ˈtwil\

Simple Definition of twill

  • : cloth that is made in a way that produces a pattern of diagonal lines

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of twill

  1. 1 :  a fabric with a twill weave

  2. 2 :  a textile weave in which the filling threads pass over one and under two or more warp threads to give an appearance of diagonal lines

Origin and Etymology of twill

Middle English twyll, twylle, from Old English twilic having a double thread, part translation of Latin bilic-, bilix, from bi- + licium thread


First Known Use: 14th century


TWILL Defined for Kids

twill

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noun \ˈtwil\

Definition of twill for Students

  1. :  a way of weaving cloth that produces a pattern of diagonal lines




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