I know, observed she thoughtfully, that twill be indeed long before we are as we were before their coming.
I have no great amount to leave you, but 'twill be comfortable so far as it goes.
Under this name are classed a large number of fabrics of twill construction.
Sit you in it, and 'twill be all the same as if I sat there myself.
"'twill be nice to have fresh fish again," suggested Mrs. Twig.
Once let the news get out 'twill grow to a hundred thousand afore night.
"When I lose them, 'twill be time enough to lament them," said she, complacently.
I rather guess 'twill be Henry himself that's surprised fust.
But once the story of the White Horse of Banba is told, ‘twill keep ringing in your ears till the dawn of your doom.’
"But 'twill cost so like the dickens to furnish it," I says.
"cloth woven in parallel diagonal lines," early 14c., Scottish and northern English variant of Middle English twile, from Old English twili "woven with double thread, twilled," formed on model of Latin bilix "with a double thread" (with Old English twi- substituted for cognate Latin bi-), from Latin licium "thread," of uncertain origin.