Meaning of TWILL in English


/twil/ , n.

1. a fabric constructed in twill weave.

2. a garment, as a suit or trousers, of this fabric.

3. See twill weave .


4. to weave in the manner of a twill.

5. to weave in twill construction.

[ 1300-50; north and Scots var. of twilly (n.), ME twyle, OE twili ( c ), half trans., half adoption of L bilic- (s. of bilix ) having double thread. See TWI- ]

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