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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Twiggy Originally Lesley Hornby. Born 1949. British model who epitomized the ultrathin look popular from 1966 to 1976.

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  • Perth-based Fortescue said Mr. Forrest, known by the nickname Twiggy, had pushed the board to begin looking for his successor almost three years ago and a global search was conducted.

    Fortescue's 'Twiggy' Retires as CEO

  • Iconic supermodel Twiggy is the latest celeb to get her "Vogue" on, recreating Madonna's epic video for a sexy dance-themed ...

    Twiggy Vogues For Marks & Spencer

  • Iconic supermodel Twiggy is the latest celeb to get her

    Twiggy Vogues For Marks & Spencer

  • Iconic supermodel Twiggy is the latest celeb to get her "Vogue" on, recreating Madonna's epic video for a sexy dance-themed Marks & Spencer holiday campaign, according to a company press release.

    Twiggy Vogues For Marks & Spencer

  • A leaked clamshell phone called Twiggy is said to be its successor, but will never appear in the market because the company has cancelled the project according to the source at esato forum.

    SlashPhone

  • Mr. Forrest, known as "Twiggy" since he was a skinny boy growing up in Western Australia, spoke recently with The Wall Street Journal at Fortescue's headquarters in Perth.

    Fortescue's Forrest Exits as CEO at Pivotal Time

  • This time, he has embellished 35 of his storied photographs from the 1960s and '70s including this one of the model Twiggy, which is $20,000 with colorful crystals that have been hand-glued onto the prints.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The man whom all but his nearest and dearest call Twiggy has signed up another billionaire,

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • The belle of Carnaby Street, Lesley Hornby, aka Twiggy, the huge-eyed waif that every teen girl wanted to emulate that year, with her mile-long lashes and pixie cut.

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • Third strike as ASIC loses case against Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest AUSTRALIA'S corporate regulator has suffered its third high-profile court defeat in five weeks after the Federal Court cleared billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest and his Fortescue Metals Group of misleading investors.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

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