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.

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

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.