twitchel

noun (1)
twitch·​el | \ ˈtwichəl \
plural -s

Definition of twitchel

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, England
: a path between hedges

twitchel

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of twitchel (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, England
\ " \
twitchelled; twitchelled; twitchelling; twitchels

Definition of twitchel (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal, England
: to tie up with a twitchel

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History and Etymology for twitchel

Noun (1)

Middle English twychel, alteration of twychen, from Old English twicen fork in a road; akin to Old English twi-

Noun (2)

twitch entry 1 + -el (suffix used to denote an instrument)

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“Twitchel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twitchel. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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