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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old English
Origin: twilic 'having a double thread', from twi- ( TWILIGHT) + -lic (from Latin bilix, from bi- ( BI-) + licium 'thread')

twill

noun
     
Related topics: Material, Textiles
twill [uncountable]
TIM strong cloth woven to produce parallel sloping lines across its surface:
grey twill trousers

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