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noun (1)

plural -s
dialectal, England
: a path between hedges


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noun (2)

plural -s
dialectal, England


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transitive verb

twitchelled; twitchelled; twitchelling; twitchels
dialectal, England
: to tie up with a twitchel

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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