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'twas

[twuhz, twoz; unstressed twuh z] /twʌz, twɒz; unstressed twəz/
1.
contraction of it was.
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twa

[twah, twaw] /twɑ, twɔ/
noun, adjective, Scot.
1.
two.

Twa

[twah] /twɑ/
noun, plural Twas (especially collectively) Twa.
1.
a member of a Pygmy people of Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Also called Batwa.
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British Dictionary definitions for twas

twa

/twɔː/
noun, determiner
1.
a Scot word for two

'twas

/twɒz; unstressed twəz/
contraction
1.
it was
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Word Origin and History for twas

TWA

formed May 16, 1928, as Transcontinental Air Transport, merged 1930 with Western Air Express to form Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc. (TWA). Name changed to Trans World Airlines 1950, but the moniker remained the same. Last remnants bought out by rival American Airlines in April 2001.

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Related Abbreviations for twas

TWA

Trans World Airlines
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