twibil

noun twi·bil \ˈtwīˌbil, -bəl\
variants: or

twibill

\ˈtwīˌbil, -bəl\

Definition of twibil

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a double-headed battle-ax

  2. 2 dialectal, England :  a reaping hook especially for cutting beans

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Origin and Etymology of twibil

Middle English, a kind of two-bladed ax, mattock, from Old English twibill, from twi- + bill two-edged sword — more at bill


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