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twa

 (twä, twô)
n.adj. & pron. Scots
Two.

[Middle English, variant of two; see two.]

twa

(twɔː) or

twae

n, determiner
a Scot word for two

twa

(twɑ, twɔ)

n., pl. twas,
adj. Scot.
two.
References in classic literature ?
Now and then, in this workaday world, things do happen in the delightful storybook fashion, and what a comfort it is.
The dark and fearful sea of the subtle Ulysses' wanderings, agitated by the wrath of Olympian gods, harbouring on its isles the fury of strange monsters and the wiles of strange women; the highway of heroes and sages, of warriors, pirates, and saints; the workaday sea of Carthaginian merchants and the pleasure lake of the Roman Caesars, claims the veneration of every seaman as the historical home of that spirit of open defiance against the great waters of the earth which is the very soul of his calling.
The lady will excuse the front kitchen; we use it as our workaday sitting-room.