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twibill

[ twahy-bil ]
/ ˈtwaɪˌbɪl /
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noun
a mattock with one arm like that of an adz and the other like that of an ax.
Archaic. a double-bladed battle-ax.
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Origin of twibill

before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See twi-, bill3
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British Dictionary definitions for twibill

twibill

twibil

/ (ˈtwaɪˌbɪl) /

noun
a mattock with a blade shaped like an adze at one end and like an axe at the other
archaic a double-bladed battle-axe

Word Origin for twibill

Old English, from twi- two, double + bill sword, bill ³
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