twine round


twine round
(Slang) rant, talk constantly

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • twine — twine1 [twaın] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: twin] strong string made by twisting together two or more threads or strings ▪ a bundle of papers tied up with twine twine 2 twine2 v [I and T] written to wind or twist around something else, or to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Twine — www.twine.com Kommerziell Ja Beschreibung Wissens Netzwerk Registrierung ja Eigentümer Radar Networks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Twine — Twine, n. [AS. twin, properly, a twisted or double thread; akin to D. twijn, Icel. twinni; from twi . See {Twice}, and cf. {Twin}.] 1. A twist; a convolution. [1913 Webster] Typhon huge, ending in snaky twine. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twine reeler — Twine Twine, n. [AS. twin, properly, a twisted or double thread; akin to D. twijn, Icel. twinni; from twi . See {Twice}, and cf. {Twin}.] 1. A twist; a convolution. [1913 Webster] Typhon huge, ending in snaky twine. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twine — Twine, v. i. 1. To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved. [1913 Webster] 2. To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander. [1913 Webster] As rivers, though they bend and twine, Still to the sea their course incline. Swift. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twine — ► NOUN ▪ strong thread or string consisting of strands of hemp or cotton twisted together. ► VERB ▪ wind round something. ORIGIN Old English, «thread, linen», from a base meaning «two» (with reference to the number of strands) …   English terms dictionary

  • twine — v. 1) (d; intr., refl.) to twine around, round (the vines twined around the tree) 2) (misc.) she has them twined around her little finger ( they will do anything she wants them to do ) * * * [twaɪn] round (the vines twined around the tree) (d;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • twine — I UK [twaɪn] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms twine : present tense I/you/we/they twine he/she/it twines present participle twining past tense twined past participle twined to twist, grow, or wind round something, or make something… …   English dictionary

  • twine — 1 noun (U) strong string made by twisting together two or more threads or strings: a bundle of papers tied up with twine 2 verb (I, T) to wind or twist around something else: twine sth around sth: She twined her fingers round the empty cup. (+… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • twine — noun strong thread or string consisting of strands of hemp or cotton twisted together. verb wind round something. Derivatives twiner noun Origin OE twīn thread, linen , from the Gmc base of twi two (with ref. to the number of strands) …   English new terms dictionary


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