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'twill

(twɪl)
contraction of
it will

twill

(twɪl)

n.
1. a weave in which the filling threads are woven over and under two or more warp yarns, producing a diagonal pattern.
2. a fabric with a twill weave.
3. a garment, as trousers, of this fabric.
v.t.
4. to weave in the manner of a twill.
5. to weave in twill construction.
[1300–50; north and Scots variant of twilly (n.), Middle English twyle, Old English twilī(c), half translation of Latin bilīc-, s. of bilīx having double thread. See twi-]

'twill

(twɪl)
contraction of it will.
References in classic literature ?
If I get but a knock at you, 'twill be as much as you'll need.
Stay here, if you like, but I warn you 'twill be rather too warm presently.
Come, friend," said Hawkeye, drawing out a keg from beneath a cover of leaves, toward the close of the repast, and addressing the stranger who sat at his elbow, doing great justice to his culinary skill, "try a little spruce; 'twill wash away all thoughts of the colt, and quicken the life in your bosom.