Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of entwining.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  •  But there were other bindings and entwinings involved, not just the doubled sibling relationships but the fact that my Rennie and my Ridley grandparents had been best friends for many, many years and for all practical purposes brought their children up together.

    And Then: Parts 1-3

  • On top of one, nearly hidden by entwinings of later graffiti (hearts, male and female sexual equipment, adjurations to suck and bend over), he saw the initials CB, done in his own careful block letters.

    Blaze

  • The garden, long uncultivated, had multiplied its verdure; coloquintidas mounted into the branches of cassias, the asclepias was scattered over fields of roses, all kinds of vegetation formed entwinings and bowers; and here and there, as in the woods, sun-rays, descending obliquely, marked the shadow of a leaf upon the ground.

    Salammbo

  • Starting from this eminently characteristic fact -- the right of increase -- we shall pursue the old serpent through his coils; we shall count the murderous entwinings of this frightful tænia, whose head, with its thousand suckers, is always hidden from the sword of its most violent enemies, though abandoning to them immense fragments of its body.

    What is Property? An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government.

  • Over the ceiling, amidst the entwinings of ornamental figures, on a buff ground, were spread a large number of medallions of oxidized metal, which, in the illumination from the lights, shone with a copper luster.

    Chapters of Opera Being historical and critical observations and records concerning the lyric drama in New York from its earliest days down to the present time

  • INCREASE -- we shall pursue the old serpent through his coils; we shall count the murderous entwinings of this frightful taenia, whose head, with its thousand suckers, is always hidden from the sword of its most violent enemies, though abandoning to them immense fragments of its body.

    What is Property?

  • On the roof: Yes, this can be a great playground; the gentle moonlight, a cool breeze to caress your passionate entwinings.

    The Times of India

  • Climbing over each other with flexed hands and feet, genesis and joy was the mode of their entwinings.

    Phawker

  • The Argentinian bandoneon player Hector Del Curto is a revelation, leading a large-ish combo in lusty tango chamber entwinings.

    The Stirrer

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.