twibil

noun

twi·​bil
variants or twibill
ˈtwīˌbil,
-bəl
plural -s
1
: a double-headed battle-ax
2
dialectal, England : a reaping hook especially for cutting beans

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Twibil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twibil. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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