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Origin of twig1
OTHER WORDS FROM twigtwigless, adjectivetwiglike, adjective
Words nearby twig
Definition for twig (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), twigged, twig·ging.
verb (used without object), twigged, twig·ging.
Origin of twig2
Definition for twig (3 of 3)
Origin of twig3
Example sentences from the Web for twig
It was his unifying work that pruned all these twigs of knowledge into a single coherent and lovely tree — one that’s borne fruit for generations of scientists, mathematicians and engineers.
The Solo Stove Lite Stove is a stainless steel contraption that pulls in air through the holes in its base to help the sticks and twigs inside combust.
Two of my neighbors use those blowers that blow leaves and debris out into the street, but unfortunately they don't bag the leaves and twigs.
These insects, however, belong on a nearby — but different — twig of the insect evolutionary tree.
These ethanol-susceptible twigs sprout quite different animals.Why elephants and armadillos might easily get drunk|Susan Milius|June 4, 2020|Science News For Students
Suddenly, we hear the sound of a twig cracking; all three men look around anxiously, particularly JASON.
Their heads are in the walls of the House of Skulls, and the little child strikes them, as he goes by, with a twig.The Infidel, Vol. II.|Robert Montgomery Bird
When a twig speaks under a deer in his passage through the woods, the sound is sharp, dainty, alert.Wood Folk at School|William J. Long
"Not so much as a twig between here and eternity," he said to himself, with a shudder.The Red Acorn|John McElroy
Thus marched he out, swaggering down the streets, and swinging his twig of almond-tree in his hand.The Pacha of Many Tales|Frederick Marryat
Twig collared the fox as he bolted, and as the hounds were making a dash at him.The Badger|Alfred E. Pease