angletwitch

noun
an·​gle·​twitch | \ ˈaŋ(g)əl‧ˌtwich\
variants: or less commonly angletouch \ -​lˌtəch \
plural -es

Definition of angletwitch

now dialectal, England

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First Known Use of angletwitch

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angletwitch

Middle English angeltwicche, angeltwacche, from Old English angeltwæcce, angeltwicce, from angel hook + -twæcce, -twicce (from twiccian to pluck, catch hold of)

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