Definition of 'twas in English:


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Pronunciation: /twɒz
, twəz
archaic or • literary


  • It was.
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    • 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
    • 'Twas the best of times, 'twas the worst of times.

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