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Definition of Twirly
1. curved [adj TWIRLIER, TWIRLIEST]
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Literary usage of Twirly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling (1902)
"... and the really truly twirly-whirly eel. All the fishes he could find in all the sea he ate with his mouth — so ! Till at last there was only one small ..."
2. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1837)
"... the meU- V'"'ii 'i name of papam ; and i!ii popular ran*eh WM Introduced M twirly a* the- ..."
3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"¡Vy, that twirly one 's wuth 'arf the money,—won that When poor BANGS, the Swell Comique, ..."
4. The Bookman (1910)
"When you hear a noise and see a sort of twirly thing coming way off in the distance, then you just want to drop everything and slide down into your cyclone ..."
5. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1903)
"... and the really truly twirly- whirly eel. All the fishes he could find in all the sea he ate with his mouth — so! Till at last there was only one small ..."