2. Verb. To rotate, spin or twirl ¹
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Definition of Twizzle
1. to twirl [v TWIZZLED, TWIZZLING, TWIZZLES] - See also: twirl
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Literary usage of Twizzle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"I say, look at twizzle, he said he should enjoy it, I'll speak to him. ... I say, twizzle, how do you find yourself? you seem to be very poorly. Oh ! Oh ! ..."
2. The Folk-speech of South Cheshire by Thomas Darlington (1887)
"This word is also used in London slang. twizzle [twiz-1], *. a twist, flourish; e.ij., a flourish at the end of a MS. is a twizzle. twizzle [twiz-1], (1) va ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"twizzle [twiz-1], .1. a twist, flourish; t.ij., a flourish at the end of a MS. is a twizzle. twizzle [twiz-1], (1) va to twist, flourish, <v/., ..."
4. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"See twizzle. TWIT. To reproach—to throw in one's teeth— " 'A twitted 'a wo't, ... Pr. Gl. twizzle. Twirl—quick rotation. The symptoms of a disease that ..."
5. The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus by John Bull, Thomas Hood, Charles Lamb (1825)
"I say, ok at twizzle, he said he should enjoy it, see what pickle he's in." " I say, twizzle, now do you find m/self ? you seem very poorly. ..."