Definition of Twibil

1. n. A kind of mattock, or ax; esp., a tool like a pickax, but having, instead of the points, flat terminations, one of which is parallel to the handle, the other perpendicular to it.



Definition of Twibil

1. a battle-ax with two cutting edges [n -S]

Twibil Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Twibil Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Twibil

twentysomethings
twerked
twerking
twerks
twerp
twerpish
twerps
twerpy
tweyfold
twi-
twi-gated
twi-headed
twi-reason
twi-tongued
twibil (current term)
twibill
twibills
twibils
twiblade
twice
twice-baked bread
twice-weekly
twice-yearly
twice removed
twicer
twicers
twichild
twiddle
twiddle one's thumbs

Literary usage of Twibil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Costume in England: A History of Dress to the End of the Eighteenth Century by Frederick William Fairholt (1885)
"twibil. A sword. " Where twibil hung with basket hilt, Grown rusty now, but had been gilt. ..."

2. Punctuation, and Other Typographical Matters: For the Use of Printers by Marshall Train Bigelow (1895)
"Webster, however, doubles the I in all these words but withal, therewithal, wherewithal, until, and twibil. IV. FINAL e OR ck. 1. Monosyllables and verbs of ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"A peculiar flavour; a strong, rank, unpleasant taste ; elsewhere called a tack. TWEAN-WHILES [twee'n-weilz] adv. Between times. twibil [twei'bil] sb. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Twibil

Search for Twibil on Dictionary.com!Search for Twibil on Thesaurus.com!Search for Twibil on Google!Search for Twibil on Wikipedia!

Search