Definition of Twill
· n. a fabric so woven as to have a surface of diagonal parallel ridges. · v.tr. (esp. as twilled adj.) weave (fabric) in this way. VV twilled adj.
Derivation of Twill: northern English variant of obsolete twilly from Old English twili (from twi- ‘double’), translating Latin bilix (as BI-, licium ‘thread’)
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