Origin of twite
Examples from the Web for twite
The seeds of brook-lime, flax, and knapweed the twite seems partial to, and this wild-weed field is to them a very paradise.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
From the midlands of England northwards to the Shetlands, the Twite has its only summer residence with us.Among the Birds in Northern Shires|Charles Dixon
The Mountain Linnet is generally called the Twite, a syllable which its simple note is thought to resemble.British Birds in their Haunts|Rev. C. A. Johns
His master hadn't been in once to dinner since Twite knew him.
Usually Wemyss was amused by Twite's messages, but nothing about this one amused him.