Definition of Twilting
1. twilt [v] - See also: twilt
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twilting
Literary usage of Twilting
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1. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"twilting-frame, sb. A frame of large size to which the borders of a Twilt, or the like, are secured while it undergoes the process of ..."
2. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"twilting-FRAME.—A quilting-frame ; a frame in which bed-quilts are made. TWINE.—Thin string used for packing parcels. It seems to mean string composed of ..."
3. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"... twilting." A TWILT, a quilt or bed-cover. TWINY or TWISTY, dissatisfied, given to repine. ..."