I know, observed she thoughtfully, that twill be indeed long before we are as we were before their coming.
twill be cold in t' boat, boy, and you'll perish altogether.
Under this name are classed a large number of fabrics of twill construction.
So they've settled it, and so 'twill be—onless, Wullie, onless—but curse it!
"'twill be nice to have fresh fish again," suggested Mrs. Twig.
"If it's not dead, now, 'twill be in very few hours," he said.
"When I lose them, 'twill be time enough to lament them," said she, complacently.
"'twill be an admonition for you both," said Phœbe, with a faint smile.
But once the story of the White Horse of Banba is told, ‘twill keep ringing in your ears till the dawn of your doom.’
If grass does grow in Janiveer, 'twill be the worse for't a' the year.
"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.