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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.]
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|Adj.||1.||twilled - of textiles; having parallel raised lines|
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