twilt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See quilt.

Noun[edit]

twilt (plural twilts)

  1. (Britain, dialectal) A quilt.

Verb[edit]

twilt (third-person singular simple present twilts, present participle twilting, simple past and past participle twilted)

  1. (Britain, dialectal, obsolete) To cross-stitch in quincunx fashion so as to connect two thicknesses together.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for twilt in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)