'twas

contraction
\ ˈtwəz How to pronounce 'twas (audio) , ˈtwäz How to pronounce 'twas (audio) \

Definition of 'twas

: it was

First Known Use of 'twas

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 'twas

by contraction

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The first known use of 'twas was in 1567

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“'twas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%27twas. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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'twas

\ ˈtwəz How to pronounce 'twas (audio) , ˈtwäz \

Kids Definition of 'twas

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

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