Definition of Twoer
1. Noun. A glass marble in children's games, slightly larger and more valuable than a oner. ¹
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Definition of Twoer
1. the score of two [n -S]
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Literary usage of Twoer
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1. Machine Politics and Money in Elections in New York City by William Mills Ivins (1887)
"The members of the 'Bold Forty-two' got £3 13s. each from the Liberals and £3 each from the Conservatives, and one particularly bold Forty-twoer got £35 ..."
2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1891)
"reach, knowing that if they missed it an out-fieldsman who covered them would reduce the hit to a "twoer," and the ball would not go away into space. ..."
3. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1813)
"Half of the village, with a deer-park, and an ancient twoer, belong to Ralph Riddell, Esq. and the other half to CW Bigge, Esq. who is now employed in ..."
4. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Thomas Day (1812)
"So it is if the rent be reserved every twoer three or more yeares (10). Of rents Littleton doth excellently treat hereafter in his Chapter of Rents, ..."
5. On an Irish Jaunting-car Through Donegal and Connemara by Samuel Gamble Bayne (1902)
""Mac" is a Pooh-Bah, a tall, strapping young Irishman, a "six- foot-twoer," with an intermittent laugh that takes most of the sting out of his hotel bills, ..."