Meaning of TWILL in English


n. & v.

n. a fabric so woven as to have a surface of diagonal parallel ridges. (esp. as twilled adj.) weave (fabric) in this way. twilled adj.

[ N.Engl. var. of obs. twilly, OE twili, f. twi- double, after L bilix (as BI-, licium thread) ]

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