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twined


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twine  \Twine\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Twined};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Twining}.]  [OE.  twinen,  fr  AS  tw[imac]n  a  twisted  thread; 
  akin  to  D.  twijnen  to  twine,  Icel.  &  Sw  tvinna  Dan.  tvinde 
  See  {Twine},  n.] 
  1.  To  twist  together;  to  form  by  twisting  or  winding  of 
  threads;  to  wreathe;  as  fine  twined  linen. 
 
  2.  To  wind,  as  one  thread  around  another,  or  as  any  flexible 
  substance  around  another  body. 
 
  Let  me  twine  Mine  arms  about  that  body.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  wind  about  to  embrace;  to  entwine. 
 
  Let  wreaths  of  triumph  now  my  temples  twine.  --Pope. 
 
  4.  To  change  the  direction  of  [Obs.]  --Fairfax. 
 
  5.  To  mingle;  to  mix.  [Obs.]  --Crashaw. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  twined 
  adj  :  wound  or  wrapped  around  something  "hair  twined  around  her 
  fingers";  "bulky  with  twisted  stitches  around  the 
  edges"  [syn:  {twisted}] 




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