twi-reason

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From twi- +‎ reason.

Noun[edit]

twi-reason (plural not attested)

  1. (nonce word) A twofold or double reason.
    • 1843, Ben Jonson, William Gifford, The works of Ben Jonson:
      [] you shall pardon me For a twi-reason of state: I'll bear no challenges []