Twig borer(Zoöl.), any one of several species of small beetles which bore into twigs of shrubs and trees, as the apple-tree twig borer Twig girdler. (Zoöl.) See Girdler, 3.Twig rush(Bot.), any rushlike plant of the genus Cladium having hard, and sometimes prickly-edged, leaves or stalks. See Saw grass, under Saw.

(Twig), v. t. To beat with twigs.

(Twig"gen) a. Made of twigs; wicker. [Obs.]

(Twig"ger) n. A fornicator. [Eng.] Halliwell.

(Twig"gy) a. Of or pertaining to a twig or twigs; like a twig or twigs; full of twigs; abounding with shoots. " Twiggy trees." Evelyn.

(Twight) v. t. To twit. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Twight), obs. p. p. of Twitch. Chaucer.

(Twight"e) obs. imp. of Twitch. Chaucer.

(Twig"less) a. Having no twigs.

(Twig"some) a. Full of, or abounding in, twigs; twiggy. [R.] " Twigsome trees." Dickens.

(Twi"light`) n. [OE. twilight, AS. twi- (see Twice) + leóht light; hence the sense of doubtful or half light; cf. LG. twelecht, G. zwielicht. See Light.]

1. The light perceived before the rising, and after the setting, of the sun, or when the sun is less than 18° below the horizon, occasioned by the illumination of the earth's atmosphere by the direct rays of the sun and their reflection on the earth.

2. A pimple. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

(Twi"fal`low) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twifallowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Twifallowing.] [AS. twi- (see Twice) two + fallow.] To plow, or fallow, a second time (land that has been once fallowed).

(Twi"fold`) a. [AS. twifeadld. See Twice, and cf. Twofold.] Twofold; double. [Obs.]

(Twig) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twigged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Twigging.] [Cf. Tweak.] To twitch; to pull; to tweak. [Obs. or Scot.]

(Twig), v. t. [Gael. tuig, or Ir. tuigim I understand.]

1. To understand the meaning of; to comprehend; as, do you twig me? [Colloq.] Marryat.

2. To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover. "Now twig him; now mind him." Foote.

As if he were looking right into your eyes and twigged something there which you had half a mind to conceal.

(Twig), n. [AS. twig; akin to D. twijg, OHG. zwig, zwi, G. zweig, and probably to E. two.] A small shoot or branch of a tree or other plant, of no definite length or size.

The Britons had boats made of willow twigs, covered on the outside with hides.
Sir T. Raleigh.

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