Twibill meaning

twībil
A double-bladed battle-ax.
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A kind of mattock.
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An axe with two cutting blades.
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A double bladed tool used in gate type hurdle making for cutting out mortices, with a flat chisel and a mortice chisel or hook, similar to the much larger french carpenter's tool, the bisaigue (besaigue)
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Origin of twibill

  • From Middle English twibill, from Old English twibill, from twÄ«- (“double") + bill (“edge, blade"). Note bill probably from German 'beil' or Dutch 'bijl' (axe) see also billhook

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