Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch form of two.

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Examples

  • ‘It was no Mrs Corrie, although, between you and me, mistress, I do not believe they twae are married.’

    My Bones Will Keep

  • Clerk Saunders started, and Margaret she turned, Into his arms as asleep she lay; 50And sad and silent was the night, That was atween thir twae.

    Clerk Saunders

  • "A heid hetter than hell fire, and twae een lookin 'different ways for the Sabbath."

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • 'A heid hetter than hell fire, and twae een lookin 'different ways for the Sabbath.'

    The Adventure of the Literary Innkeeper

  • Before starting, that is, at six o’clock, the ballad-hunters had, “just to lay the stomach, a devilled duck or twae and some London porter.

    Paras. 25-49

  • But sune I gaed to my bed, being heavy wi 'sleep, for I had traivelled for twae days.

    The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies

  • He's sworn me and twae-three ithers to bury him there, wherever he may dee.

    The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies

  • I doubt there's been a shoor up the muirs, and a shoor there means twae mair feet o 'water in the Clachlands.

    The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies

  • It was twae miles from Wamphray on the Lockerbie road, but they tell me the place is noo just a rickle o 'stanes.'

    Mr. Standfast

  • 'A heid better than hell fire, and twae een lookin 'different ways for the Sabbath.'

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

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