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



BrE BrE//twaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//twaɪn//
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[uncountable] strong string that has two or more strands (= single thin pieces of thread or string) twisted together Word OriginOld English twīn ‘thread, linen’, from the Germanic base of twi- ‘two’; related to Dutch twijn.
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