Definition of Twifold

1. a. Twofold; double.



Definition of Twifold

1. Adjective. (archaic) Twofold. ¹

2. Adverb. (archaic) In a twofold manner or measure. ¹

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Definition of Twifold

1. twofold [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Twifold

twiddled
twiddler
twiddler's syndrome
twiddlers
twiddles
twiddlier
twiddliest
twiddling
twiddly
twidle
twier
twiers
twifaced
twifallow
twiffler
twifold (current term)
twiforked
twiform
twiformed
twig
twig blight
twig snake
twig snakes
twigged
twiggen
twiggers
twiggier
twiggiest
twigging

Literary usage of Twifold

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

1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"Then I awoke withal, And within my heart the blameless twifold the thought did fall, 50 Whether casting myself from a-shipboard I should die there down in ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Der. two-edged; two-fold, a modem substitution for ME twifold, Early Eng. Psalter, ed. Stevenson, Ps. cviii. ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"... NOLE that lyes On drinke a sleepe so long, May pardon craue, although His tongue trip twifold wrong. OLD NOLL, subs, (old).—See quot 1696. £.1696. ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1906)
"twifold, William, missing since the battle, August 27, 1776. Waddle, William, April, 1776; discharged January 1, 1778; resided in Westmoreland county in ..."

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