[ tawr-til ]
/ ˈtɔr tɪl /
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He that would behold a very anomalous motion, may observe it in the Tortile and tiring stroaks of Gnatworms.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne
British Dictionary definitions for tortile
/ (ˈtɔːtaɪl) /
rare twisted or coiled
Derived forms of tortiletortility (tɔːˈtɪlɪtɪ), noun
Word Origin for tortile
C17: from Latin tortilis winding, from tortus twisted, from torquēre to twist
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