• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Twite (Zoöl) The European tree sparrow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • twite An obsolete form of twit.
    • twite A variant of thwite.
    • n twite A kind of linnet, the mountain-linnet, Linaria montium or L. flavirostris, a European bird of the family Fringillidæ, nearly related to the redpoll, siskin, and goldfinch.
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In literature:

This was the most trying part of Twite's duties.
"Vera" by Elisabeth von Arnim
TWITE, proportion of the sexes in the, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
ACANTHIS (Linnet, Redpolls, Twite).
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns

In news:

The first was from Alpena Township Tuesday, where Supervisor Marie Twite and her board discussed proposed consolidation efforts with the Alpena Fire Department.
Twite said while she favored partnership efforts in place with the city, she did not support full consolidation efforts.