Meaning of TWILL in English


/ twɪl; NAmE / noun

[ U ] a type of strong cloth that is made in a particular way to produce a surface of raised diagonal lines :

a cotton twill skirt



Middle English : from a Scots and northern English variant of obsolete twilly , from Old English twi- two , suggested by Latin bilix two-threaded.

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