Meaning of TWILL in English

TWILL

n.

Pronunciation: ' twil

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English twyll, twylle, from Old English twilic having a double thread, part translation of Latin bilic-, bilix, from bi- + licium thread

Date: 14th century

1 : a fabric with a twill weave

2 : a textile weave in which the filling threads pass over one and under two or more warp threads to give an appearance of diagonal lines

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.