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twine

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[ twahyn ]
/ twa瑟n /
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noun
verb (used with object), twined, twin路ing.
verb (used without object), twined, twin路ing.
to wind about something; twist itself in spirals (usually followed by about, around, etc.): Strangling vines twined about the tree.
to wind in a sinuous or meandering course.
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Origin of twine

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before 900; Middle English twine (noun), twinen (v.), Old English tw墨n (noun) literally, a double or twisted thread; cognate with Dutch twijn; akin to German Zwirn,Old Norse tvinni thread, twine; see twi-

OTHER WORDS FROM twine

twine路a路ble, adjectivetwiner, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH twine

twain, twin, twine

Other definitions for twine (2 of 2)

twine2
[ twahyn ]
/ twa瑟n /

verb (used with or without object), twined, twin路ing.Scot.
to separate; part.
Also twin.

Origin of twine

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1175鈥1225; late Middle English twinen, variant of earlier twinnen, derivative of twintwin1
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British Dictionary definitions for twine

twine
/ (twa瑟n) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of twine

twiner, noun

Word Origin for twine

Old English tw墨n; related to Old Frisian tw墨ne, Dutch twijn twine, Lithuanian dvynu twins; see twin
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