noun, adjective Scot.
Definition for twa (2 of 2)
noun, plural Twas, (especially collectively) Twa.
Examples from the Web for twa
It was not a hedge fund manager who invented the iPhone, after all, but it was a hedge fund manager who ran TWA into the ground.
The 747 fleet was never grounded as a result of the TWA crash.
Boeing had failed to meet a deadline to implement explosion-prevention devices in 747s, directly related to the loss of TWA 800.
One famous vase smuggled and later sold to the Met even traveled in a first-class TWA seat.
Great names like Pan Am, TWA, and Eastern have disappeared, all at one time the creations of visionary men.
The up-train stops at Lone, at a quarter past twal, sir, and seldom varies for as muckle as twa minutes.The Lost Lady of Lone|E.D.E.N. Southworth
The forgiein and the forgettin 'ill be ae deed—by the twa o' 's at ance!Salted With Fire|George MacDonald
If there's a pot o' rebellion brewing between the twa poles, women will be dabbling in it.The Bow of Orange Ribbon|Amelia E. Barr
About twa or three years syne, there used to come about this house o' mine a wee bit whupper-snapper body o' an English bagman.
We twa hae paidl't i' the burn,Frae morning sun till dine:But seas between us braid hae roar'dSin auld lang syne.Adventures in Criticism|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
British Dictionary definitions for twa
Word Origin and History for twa
formed May 16, 1928, as Transcontinental Air Transport, merged 1930 with Western Air Express to form Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc. (TWA). Name changed to Trans World Airlines 1950, but the moniker remained the same. Last remnants bought out by rival American Airlines in April 2001.