Origin of twice
Examples from the Web for twice
And with regular clients that see him at least twice a month, relationships inevitably form.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex|Aurora Snow|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.
I tried this twice and both drivers gave me an incredulous look before driving off.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twice he has been cleared of wrongdoing—first by a military tribunal and then the Afghan courts.
With twice as many British soldiers, Washington was in for a fiercely competitive battle of wit and strength.The British Royals Reinvade Brooklyn: William and Kate Come Watch Basketball on Historic Battle Site|Justin Jones|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twice he made the blundering maid repeat the telegram, and finally exhausted with the mental effort, dropped into unconsciousness.The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp|Katherine Stokes
When it has boiled hard, dip the artichokes into the batter, (each piece should be twice dipped,) and fry them brown.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
He had been twice married; his second union, with his niece Martina, was frequently made a matter of reproach to him.
Orbicular lizards were found about this camp, and had been once or twice before noticed near the base of the mountains.
Twice we had been in a position to add the third and final victory, and twice the Bellevue quintet had dashed our hopes.Fore!|Charles Emmett Van Loan
Word Origin for twice
late Old English twiga, twigea "two times" (cognate with Old Frisian twia, Old Saxon tuuio) + adverbial genitive ending -es.
see cheap at twice the price; lightning never strikes twice; once bitten, twice shy; think twice.