'twere

contraction

: it were

Word History

Etymology

by contraction

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of 'twere was in 1578

Dictionary Entries Near 'twere

Cite this Entry

“'twere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%27twere. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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