twa

[ twah, twaw ]
/ twɑ, twɔ /

noun, adjective Scot.

Definition for twas (2 of 3)

Twa

[ twah ]
/ twɑ /

noun, plural Twas, (especially collectively) Twa.

a member of a Pygmy people of Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Also called Batwa.

Definition for twas (3 of 3)

'twas

[ twuhz, twoz; unstressed twuh z ]
/ twʌz, twɒz; unstressed twəz /

contraction of it was.

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British Dictionary definitions for twas (1 of 2)

twa

twae (twe)

/ (twɔː) /

noun, determiner

a Scot word for two

British Dictionary definitions for twas (2 of 2)

'twas

/ (twɒz, unstressed twəz) poetic, or dialect /

contraction of

it was
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