Twas meaning

twŭz, twŏz, twəz when unstressed
It was.
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(archaic or poetic) It was.
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Contraction of it was.
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Twas is defined as an older English style of writing to mean it was.

An example of twas is the first word of the Night Before Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore.

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Common misspelling of 'twas.
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