[ twood ]

  1. contraction of it would.

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How to use 'twould in a sentence

  • Just wait till hes took to his room, an twould be betterindeed, believe your old Bridget, it would!

    Those Dale Girls | Frank Weston Carruth
  • I should think 'twould make a splendid subject—you could use such sonorous, resounding words.

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
  • "'Twouldn't be right to burn it, Pap," said Si, who better understood the rigidity of his father's principles.

  • "I reckin 'twould be too late to be startin' now," said Judge Priest.

    From Place to Place | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Twould be fine if we could raise deer and kill un when we wants un.

    Left on the Labrador | Dillon Wallace

British Dictionary definitions for 'twould


/ (twʊd) poetic, or dialect /

contraction of
  1. it would

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