Definition and Meanings for twilling

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Part of Speech of twilling

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

Etymology of twilling

scotch tweel; probably from lg. twillen to make double, from twi- two; akin to as. twi-, e. twi- in twilight. see twice, and cf. tweed, tweel scotch tweel. see twill, v. t.pos perhaps fr. quill

Meaning of twilling

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to weave, as cloth, so as to produce the appearance of diagonal lines or ribs on the surface.

as noun, transitive verb

  • an appearance of diagonal lines or ribs produced in textile fabrics by causing the weft threads to pass over one and under two, or over one and under three or more, warp threads, instead of over one and under the next in regular succession, as in plain weaving.
  • a fabric woven with a twill.
  • a quill, or spool, for yarn.
  • No antonyms for twilling

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