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OTHER WORDS FROM twillun·twilled, adjective
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People in Europe and Central Asia may have independently invented twill weaving, Grömer now concludes.The earliest known pants are surprisingly modern — and comfy|Bruce Bower|March 21, 2022|Science News For Students
Textile archaeologist Karina Grömer of the Natural History Museum Vienna says she recognized twill weave on Turfan Man’s trousers when she examined them around five years ago.The world’s oldest pants stitched together cultures from across Asia|Bruce Bower|February 18, 2022|Science News
The heavy twill veils oil spots, so the pants can pull double duty in the field and in town.
The team of wounded servicemen and women twill trek across 208 miles of the Antarctic to the geographic South Pole.Harry To Walk With Wounded and Present Awards at Marathon This Month|Tom Sykes|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There were floral pants, printed bikinis, and even wedge heels covered in patterned silk twill.
And ’tis seven years ago since I saw them before, and ‘twill be seven years before I will see them again.
But once the story of the White Horse of Banba is told, ‘twill keep ringing in your ears till the dawn of your doom.’
"'Twill be the change of air makes Sir Rowland matutinal," said Diana, making a gallant recovery from her agitation.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
Wear my white linen—it's perfectly fresh, and 'twill fit you, I'm sure.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
"'Twill be somethin' good for Miss Nelly then," Bridget replied sagely.Mary Gray|Katharine Tynan