Her hair had been parted in the center and twined in adorable curls about the young head.
That laurel-garland which they laid Upon his bier was twined for both of us!
She twined her arms round his neck and pressed her moist, burning-hot lips to his mouth.
They were the younger sisters of the corn; they grew with the corn and twined about it.
Eagerly I seized and twined one arm firmly round it, and thus partially secure, hallooed with renewed power for assistance.
As Eric struggled with the sleeves of his coat, she twined her arms round his neck.
As he hugged her to his bosom the little one twined her arms about his neck and said: 'Papa, please come home with us.
To tear out the weeds you would rend also the roots they twined among.
The nervous white hands held the little bag lightly, and twined it and sewed it deftly, for Clare was clever with her fingers.
She unclasped her hands, moved them slightly, and twined her fingers as before.
Old English twin "double thread," from Proto-Germanic *twizna- (cf. Dutch twijn, Low German twern, German zwirn "twine, thread"), from the same root as twin (q.v.). The verb meaning "to twist strands together to form twine" is recorded from late 13c.; sense of "to twist around something" (as twine does) is recorded from c.1300. Related: Twined; twining.