Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Scotch forms of twelve.
“That nicht as the clock was chappin 'twal' the lassie cam 'to my door”
“French art along the port in St. Tropez la toile (twal) noun, feminine”
“French art along the port in St. Tropez la toile twal noun, feminine”
“She followed the steps of the night, on its pathway of stars, far into the 'wee sma' hours ayont the twal ':' she was with”
“My young heart's luve! twal 'years hae been, vol. iv.,”
“Council, and their lugs be nailed to the Tron wi 'a twal-penny nail, and they shall sit doun on their bare knees and pray seven times for the King, and thrice for the Mickle Laird o' Ralton, and pay a groat to me, Jemmy Ferguson, Bailie o 'the aforesaid Manor, and I'll awa' hame and ha'e a bannock and a saut herrin '.”
“It's gettin' on intil the "wee sma 'hours ayont the twal,"'he added;”
“The hour was one of the short ones ayont the twal, and sleep reigned everywhere except in the daily-newspaper-offices and in the most fashionable of the grog-shops.”
“Puir lassie, it's -- lat me see; ay, it's twal '' ear come Mertimas sin 'she was taen awa'.”
“There's twal 'or fifteen dizzen o' gude eggs bruist to bits.”
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