Meaning of TWILL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtwil ]


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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.