from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To intertwine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To twist together; to intertwine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To twist together one with another; to intertwine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To twist one with another; twist or twine together.
- n. An intertwisted mass; the act of intertwisting or tangling.
= In gauze weaving all the warp threads are not parallel to each other, but are made to intertwist more or less among themselves, thereby favoring the production of light, open fabrics, in which many ornamental lace-like combinations can be obtained.
It shall twist and intertwist them through and around each otherCompact shall they be, showing new signs,
Jacqueline's hands and began again to intertwist it with the boyish locks.
It is strange that no human being grows up who does not so intertwist in his growth the whole idea and spirit of his day, that rightly to dissect out his history would require one to cut to pieces and analyze society, law, religion, the metaphysics and the morals of his times; and, as all these things run back to those of past days, the problem is still further complicated.
This mad project of Hamish's at which he would have laughed in a saner mood, began to intertwist itself with all these passionate longings and these troubled dreams of what might yet be possible to him on earth; and wherever he turned it was suggested to him; and whatever was the craving and desire of the moment, this, and this only, was the way to reach it.
Peering very sharply through an intertwist of suckers (for his shelter was a stool of hazel, thrown up to repair the loss of stem), he perceived that the Emperor had moved his horse a little when Carne rejoined and reassured him.
It shall twist and intertwist them through and around each other -- Compact shall they be, showing new signs,
God; there is great Hazard lest the Devil intertwist some of his
Tacitus reports, that amongst certain barbarian kings their manner was, when they would make a firm obligation, to join their right hands close to one another, and intertwist their thumbs; and when, by force of straining the blood, it appeared in the ends, they lightly pricked them with some sharp instrument, and mutually sucked them.
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