Definition of Retwisted

1. Verb. (past of retwist) ¹



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Definition of Retwisted

1. retwist [v] - See also: retwist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retwisted

returnik
returniks
returning
returning(a)
returning cycle
returning officer
returning officers
returnless
returns
retuse
retweet
retweeted
retweeting
retweets
retwist
retwisted
retwisting
retwists
retying
retype
retyped
retypes
retyping
reule
reules
reume
reumes
reunient
reunification
reunifications

Literary usage of Retwisted

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1. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"This sort of yarn may or may not be retwisted, the method depending a good deal on the amount of twist imparted, and somewhat upon the use which is to be ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... fitting the shroud or stay round it. Turning to windward, tacking frequently. Twice laid, rope that has been unlaid and retwisted to the desired size. ..."

3. Sermons by Phillips Brooks (1896)
"Thought, as the Rabbis guided it, turned and twisted and retwisted on itself in endless subtleties. Every hair had to be split and split again. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"... vigils in Jermyn Street; and as he took up the threads he had dropped, and as he retwisted them, to his infinite satisfaction he admired his own work. ..."

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