Definitions

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  • adj. Made of twigs or osier; wicker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made of twigs; wicker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made of twigs or osier; wicker.
  • Covered with osier or wicker.

Etymologies

From twig +‎ -en. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If they bring thee back safe, they may chance to sing to the twiggen fiddle-bow, that they may be warned from such folly; but if they come back without thee, by All-hallows the wind of wrath shall sweep their heads off them!

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • There be two of these things; and one is an image of a tall woman of middle-age, red-haired, white-skinned, and meagre, and whiles she has a twiggen rod in her hand, and whiles a naked short sword, and whiles nought at all.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • This total absence of toilet appliances does not of course render impossible a special lavatory or bath-room in the house, or the daily importation to the bed-rooms of hot-water cans, twiggen bottles, bath-tubs, and basins from other portions of the house; but even that equipment would show a lack of adequate bathing facilities.

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England

  • Quoth Sir Aymeris: If they bring thee back safe, they may chance to sing to the twiggen fiddle-bow, that they may be warned from such folly; but if they come back without thee, by

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • There be two of these things; and one is an image of a tall woman of middle-age, red-haired, white - skinned, and meagre, and whiles she has a twiggen rod in her hand, and whiles a naked short sword, and whiles nought at all.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Now were the men of the kindreds at point to climb this twiggen burg; but by this time the fury of Face-of-god had run clear, and he knew where he was and what he was doing; so he stayed his folk, and cried out to them:

    The Roots of the Mountains; Wherein Is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale

  • “_Mothen_ parchments” is in Fulke; “_twiggen_ bottle” in

    English Past and Present

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