Intertwist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Intertwist To twist together one with another; to intertwine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intertwist To twist one with another; twist or twine together.
    • n intertwist An intertwisted mass; the act of intertwisting or tangling.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Intertwist in-tėr-twist′ to twist together
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Usage

In literature:

Like the colours in a variegated cord those contrasts could be seen intertwisted, yet not mingling.
"The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy
They hung together intertwisted in the characters of specious pacificator and appealing citizen, both breathless.
"Vittoria, Complete" by George Meredith
His fate, and Stralenheim's, And ours, seem intertwisted!
"The Works of Lord Byron" by Lord Byron
His faults and his greatness are then too much intertwisted.
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
With or without a crown, or a double crown, is made by intertwisting the unlaid ends of a rope in a peculiar manner.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Walls and roof consisted of sugar-cane leaf and reeds, intertwisted on a strong wooden frame.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
In the 'scrubs' already mentioned hosts of densely-intertwisted bushes occupy extensive areas.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
His roots sometimes get inextricably gnarled and intertwisted with each other.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
Here was a writing-table, well supplied with various kinds of note-paper, all bearing her initials in differing intertwisted devices.
"An Ambitious Woman" by Edgar Fawcett
Her outstretched hands were clasped together and her fingers perpetually worked, twisting and intertwisting.
"Miranda of the Balcony" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
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