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twill

 (twĭl)
n.
1. A fabric with diagonal parallel ribs.
2. The weave used to produce such a fabric.
tr.v. twilled, twill·ing, twills
To weave (cloth) so as to produce a pattern of diagonal parallel ribs.

[Middle English twile, from Old English twilīc, woven of double thread; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

twill

(twɪl)
adj
(Textiles) (in textiles) of or designating a weave in which the weft yarns are worked around two or more warp yarns to produce an effect of parallel diagonal lines or ribs
n
(Textiles) any fabric so woven
vb
(Textiles) (tr) to weave in this fashion
[Old English twilic having a double thread; related to Old High German zwilīth twill, Latin bilīx two-threaded]

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.

twill


Past participle: twilled
Gerund: twilling

Imperative
twill
twill
Present
I twill
you twill
he/she/it twills
we twill
you twill
they twill
Preterite
I twilled
you twilled
he/she/it twilled
we twilled
you twilled
they twilled
Present Continuous
I am twilling
you are twilling
he/she/it is twilling
we are twilling
you are twilling
they are twilling
Present Perfect
I have twilled
you have twilled
he/she/it has twilled
we have twilled
you have twilled
they have twilled
Past Continuous
I was twilling
you were twilling
he/she/it was twilling
we were twilling
you were twilling
they were twilling
Past Perfect
I had twilled
you had twilled
he/she/it had twilled
we had twilled
you had twilled
they had twilled
Future
I will twill
you will twill
he/she/it will twill
we will twill
you will twill
they will twill
Future Perfect
I will have twilled
you will have twilled
he/she/it will have twilled
we will have twilled
you will have twilled
they will have twilled
Future Continuous
I will be twilling
you will be twilling
he/she/it will be twilling
we will be twilling
you will be twilling
they will be twilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been twilling
you have been twilling
he/she/it has been twilling
we have been twilling
you have been twilling
they have been twilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been twilling
you will have been twilling
he/she/it will have been twilling
we will have been twilling
you will have been twilling
they will have been twilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been twilling
you had been twilling
he/she/it had been twilling
we had been twilling
you had been twilling
they had been twilling
Conditional
I would twill
you would twill
he/she/it would twill
we would twill
you would twill
they would twill
Past Conditional
I would have twilled
you would have twilled
he/she/it would have twilled
we would have twilled
you would have twilled
they would have twilled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twill - a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribstwill - a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
2.twill - a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribstwill - a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Verb1.twill - weave diagonal lines into (textiles)twill - weave diagonal lines into (textiles)
tissue, weave - create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles"
Translations
sávoly

twill

[twɪl] N (= fabric) → tela f cruzada

twill

[ˈtwɪl]
nsergé m
modif [trousers] → en sergé

twill

n (Tex) → Köper m

twill

[twɪl] n (fabric) → twill m, spigato
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Let us hear what you can do in that way; 'twill be a friendly manner of saying good-night, for 'tis time that these ladies should be getting strength for a hard and a long push, in the pride of the morning, afore the Maquas are stirring."
Designers have matched classic fine fabrics such as flocked twill with georgette to create an effort in contrasts using saturated colours such as acid yellow, cobalt or fuchsia with vivid prints of roses or checks.
Extra events to be held during twill include workshops, poetry reading, live music and performances.
Recommended fabrics include canvas, corduroy, stretch twill, twill and chino.
* If using a fabric that ravels, use a piece of twill tape to cover the embroidered rectangle raw edges.
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