Sentence Examples


  • She twilled a lock of her hair, a sure sign of nervousness.
  • Wide (the extremes being used on the one hand for children's cots or ship bunks and on the other for old-fashioned four-posters), which may be either plain or twilled, bleached, unbleached or half-bleached; (2) a grey calico, heavier than a shirting, sent largely to China and other markets, usually 36 in.
  • Double-warp, as its name implies, is a cloth with a twofold warp. It is usually a strong serviceable material and may be either twilled or plain.
  • Jean, said to be derived from Genoa where a kind of fustian with this title was made, is a kind of twilled cloth.
  • Harvard is a twilled cloth similar to the Oxford.

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