- A fabric so woven as to have a surface of diagonal parallel ridges.More example sentences
- Fabrics such as twill, poplin, canvas, suede, denim and wool are also available in a variety of styles.
- Quilt no. 816 has the greatest variety of fabrics: brown twill, checks, stripes, plain weave tans and blues, glazed fabrics, and a single calico print.
- Gabardine is a tightly woven wool twill with a high sheen.
verb[with object] (usually as adjective twilled) Back to top
- Weave (fabric) so as to have a surface of diagonal parallel ridges: twilled cottonMore example sentences
- Cotton flannel is a name for cotton that is twilled, heavy and features a long plush nap.
- Drill is a strong twilled cotton fabric, used in men's and women's slacks.
- American combat uniforms were a combination of wools and rugged herringbone twilled cotton, designed to be worn in layers and usually in a number of non-regulation combinations.
Middle English: from a Scots and northern English variant of obsolete twilly, from Old English twi- 'two', suggested by Latin bilix 'two-threaded'.
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