'twas

contraction \ ˈtwəz , ˈtwäz \

Definition of 'twas

: it was

Origin and Etymology of 'twas

by contraction


'TWAS Defined for Kids

'twas

\ ˈtwəz , ˈtwäz \

Definition of 'twas for Students

: it was
  • “Did Mr. Lapham say 'twas wrong?”
  • —Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain

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