• WordNet 3.6
    • adj twilled of textiles; having parallel raised lines
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • twilled See the etymology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Twilled twild (Shak.) a dubious word, either 'hedged,' from twill, to weave with a twill, or more probably 'covered with reeds or sedges,' from obsolete twill, a reed.
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In literature:

If it is over in three years, 'twill be shorter than I expect.
"Elsie's Womanhood" by Martha Finley
But 'twill come right.
"Winnie Childs" by C. N. Williamson
Oh how pleasant 'twill be there For the weak, lone wanderer!
"Welsh Lyrics of the Nineteenth Century" by Edmund O. Jones
If now I stand, when no reward can be, 'Twill show the fault before was not in me.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)" by John Dryden
One thing, 'twill take years of study; I'll have to go to Europe for that.
"Philip Winwood" by Robert Neilson Stephens
Still, I do believe I may be able to get you out of this, though 'twill call for oceans of trouble.
"The Torch and Other Tales" by Eden Phillpotts
This is the dwelling, and 'twill be to them Quiet's especial temple.
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Whether 'twill absorb you or no I cannot say.
"The Flower of the Chapdelaines" by George W. Cable
The Physicians experience hereby as 'tis surer, so 'twill be greater.
"A Short View of the Frauds and Abuses Committed by Apothecaries" by Christopher Merrett
I'm thinkin' 'twill be easy to know un if we sees un.
"Troop One of the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace

In poetry:

Joy that was past is yet the same:
If care the summer brings,
'Twill only be another name
For love that broods, not sings.
"Songs of the Spring Days" by George MacDonald
`No check, no stay, this streamlet fears,
How merrily it goes!
'Twill murmur on a thousand years
And flow as now it flows.
"The Fountain" by William Wordsworth
Ah woman dear, thou must not fret
Thy heart's desire to see!
His hour of honour is not yet—
'Twill come too soon for thee!
"The Mother Mary" by George MacDonald
Other loves have pass'd away!
Sprintimes never last alway!
'Twill be better - will it not
To think that once we lov'd "a lot."
"Much a Little While" by Harry Breaker Morant
Keep pure thy thoughts, for outward looks
Will then in beauty shine;
Although thy face be plain, 'twill be
A human face divine.
"Purity" by Thomas Frederick Young
The mind of man still runs upon,
The good or evil it has done:
And if it be not fed with good,
'Twill cram itself on filthy food!
"Advice, Concerning The Government Of Our Thoughts" by Rees Prichard

In news:

A beautiful small samit, or compound silk twill, displays Annunciation and Nativity scenes in interlacing roundels.
Elite Discreet Carry Twill Jacket.
Woolrich Elite Series Tactical® Offers Elite Discreet Carry Twill Jacket.
Levi's/Dockers historian Lynn Downey walked us through some of her favorite khaki vintage finds in The Vault, from Tab Twills straight out of the 1950s, to the first-generation K1 Dockers from 1999.
Cut strips of twill or a natural ribbon the full length of the pouch .
One of the most controversial relics in Christendom, the Shroud of Turin (pictured here) features an intricate twill weave.
Heavy cotton- twill fabric is durable enough to withstand the scuffs and scratches of everyday use.
Imprintables Warehouse expanded its line of CAD-PRINT materials with the addition of Faux Twill Print.
The white material features a textured look that resembles twill fabric and is an alternative to sewing.
When my finisher presses slacks that are constructed with a twill weave (especially gabardine), a discoloration that resembles a swirl occurs.
LOS ANGELES - 'Twill be nights before Christmas and high overhead, the moon will turn brown or maybe deep red.
New England-based Ghurka just released a run of black-on-black twill and leather bags for cult Japanese retailer Beams Plus, and we've got to say — it's pretty fking awesome.
Sew loops of colorful twill tape (in a variety of shades) onto the corners of a lookalike batch of.
Sheri Skinny in Python Print Fine Line Twill, Dark Ash.
4130 Twill Valley Court, St Peters, MO 63376.

In science:

The omission of twills from catalogues, despite their all being isonemal, stems from their extreme simplicity; the over-and-under sequence of each strand is that of its neighbour, say below, shifted by one place always in the same direction, e.g., Figure 5b.
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry
Because twills do not appear in the catalogues, a twill is referred to by its over-and-under sequence along a strand as in the caption to Figure 5b.
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry
The designs to be discussed here include twills and the simplest extension of the twills, called twillins .
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry
Genus I contains all twills and twillins without colour reversal.
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry
As Roth remarks [7, p. 318], w > 1 or a twill with mirror symmetry would result, contradicting the type of the symmetry group.
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry