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Definition of twill noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

twill

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//twɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twɪl//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of strong cloth that is made in a particular way to produce a surface of raised diagonal lines a cotton twill skirt Word Origin Middle English: from a Scots and northern English variant of obsolete twilly, from Old English twi- ‘two’, suggested by Latin bilix ‘two-threaded’.
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