twɪg n. small branch, shoot, offshoot, sprig; small branch of a nerve or blood vessel (Anatomy) v. understand; notice, observe

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  • twigged — Ⅰ. twig [1] ► NOUN ▪ a slender woody shoot growing from a branch or stem of a tree or shrub. DERIVATIVES twigged adjective twiggy adjective. ORIGIN Old English, related to TWAIN(Cf. ↑twain) and TWO …   English terms dictionary

  • Twigged — Twig Twig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twigging}.] [Cf. {Tweak}.] To twitch; to pull; to tweak. [Obs. or Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twigged — adjective see twig I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • TWIGGED — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lime-twigged — (l[imac]m tw[i^]gd ), a. Beset with snares; insnared, as with birdlime. L. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twig — I. noun Etymology: Middle English twigge, from Old English; akin to Old High German zwīg twig, Old English twā two Date: before 12th century 1. a small shoot or branch usually without its leaves 2. a minute branch of a nerve or artery • twigged… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • twig — [[t]twɪ̱g[/t]] twigs, twigging, twigged 1) N COUNT A twig is a very small thin branch that grows out from a main branch of a tree or bush. 2) VERB If you twig, you suddenly realize or understand something. [INFORMAL] [V that] Then I twigged that… …   English dictionary

  • twig — I UK [twɪɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms twig : singular twig plural twigs a very small thin branch from a tree or bush II UK [twɪɡ] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms twig : present tense I/you/we/they twig he/she/it twigs… …   English dictionary

  • twig — I. /twɪg / (say twig) noun 1. a slender shoot of a tree or other plant. 2. a small offshoot from a branch or stem. 3. a small dry, woody piece fallen from a branch: a fire of twigs. 4. Anatomy one of the minute branches of a blood vessel or nerve …   Australian English dictionary

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