Twissel meaning

(obsolete) Double; twofold.
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(rare) A double fruit or a pair of like things growing on a tree.
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(rare) That part of a tree where the branches separate from the trunk or bole; a fork.
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Origin of twissel

  • From Middle English twisel, twisil, from Old English twisel (“forked, double”), from Old English twisla (“confluence, junction”), from Proto-Germanic *twisilą (“fork, bifurcation”), from Proto-Indo-European *dwis- (“twice, in two”). Cognate with German Zwiesel (“fork”).

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