- blight affecting the twigs of a plant.
Origin of twig blight
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for twig blight
Twig-blight is the most common manifestation of the disease.
No other disease of the pear brings on such palpable destruction to the tree as twig-blight.