Definition of Twilled

1. Adjective. Of textiles; having parallel raised lines.

Exact synonyms: Corded
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth



Definition of Twilled

1. Verb. (past of twill) ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of fabric) having diagonal parallel ribs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twilled

1. twill [v] - See also: twill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twilled

twilight
twilight(a)
twilight sleep
twilight state
twilight vision
twilight years
twilight zone
twilight zones
twilightish
twilights
twilighty
twilit
twilitten
twill
twill weave
twilled (current term)
twillies
twilling
twillings
twills
twilly
twilt
twilted
twilting
twilts
twimmolation
twimmolations
twin
twin(a)
twin-

Literary usage of Twilled

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1. Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)
"B. twilled. In twilled weaving each weft passes over or under more than one crossing ... twilled twos. a. Each weft passes alternately over and under two ..."

2. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"BASKETRY twilled BASKETRY We do not know whether twilled ware, in the form of the yucca ring basket so common in the cliff-dwellings, was or was not ..."

3. Indian Village Site and Cemetery Near Madisonville, Ohio by Earnest Albert Hooton, Charles Clark Willoughby (1920)
"twilled Basketry. The only specimen in this weave is a flexible bag-like basket of yucca leaves with flattened spherical body and small mouth. ..."

4. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"twilled cloth might equally be described as reeded cloth—cloth channelled or ... twilled is, therefore, the very word to describe the crowded sedges in the ..."

5. The Tempest by William Shakespeare (2001)
"The other obscure and disputed word ' twilled ' may be disposed of more rapidly. ... twilled cloth might equally be described as reeded cloth, ..."

6. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"... Hampton Court ; tempera on twilled linen ; 9 pictures, each 9 ft. sq. ; not properly cartoons, but intended to be stretched on frames and affixed to the ..."

7. A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the by George Richardson Porter (1831)
"J. B represents, also in section, a piece of twilled cloth, where the waved line or shoot is seen to ... It must not be understood, that in weaving twilled ..."

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