Definition of Twilt

1. n. A quilt.



Definition of Twilt

1. Noun. (UK dialect) A quilt. ¹

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Definition of Twilt

1. to quilt [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: quilt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twilt

twilight zone
twilight zones
twilightish
twilights
twilighty
twilit
twilitten
twill
twill weave
twilled
twillies
twilling
twillings
twills
twilly
twilt (current term)
twilted
twilting
twilts
twimmolation
twimmolations
twin
twin(a)
twin-
twin-aisle airplane
twin-bedded
twin-cam
twin-clutch gearbox
twin-engine
twin-engined

Literary usage of Twilt

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"twilt [twilt-], a quilt. Wh. Gl. ; gen. twilt [twilt-], va to beat in any manner, save with the closed fist. Wh. Ol. ; gen. Also, sub- stantively. ..."

2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"twilt, ». A quilted bedcover, 8. Bride of Lam. ... А variety of twilt, qv TWO-PENNY, >. A weak kind of beer, sold «t twopence the Scots pint, or two quarts, ..."

3. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"But the latter is the common name; and the others are very little used or known, in Suffolk. TWIDDLE. A pimple. See CLOW. twilt. A quilt—as in Scotland. ..."

4. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"Twill [twil], a quill. twilt [twilt], a quilt or counterpane. twilt, v. (1) to quilt; (2) to flog. ..."

5. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"twilt, va To cross-stitch in quincunx fashion so as to connect two thicknesses ... A frame of large size to which the borders of a twilt, or the like, ..."

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