Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To twist; wreathe; wind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To twist in and out; to twine; to wreathe; to wind; to wring.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To twist in and out; to twine; to wreathe, wind, or wring.
  • verb medicine, ophthalmology To twist inwards.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin intortus, past participle of intoquere ("to twist") equivalent to in- ("in-") + torquereto ("twist").

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  • intort (adjective) = twisted or thrust in (OED).

    March 22, 2019