What does the word twig mean?

Usage examples for twig

  1. To witness the terror with which the count inspired her thus shared by her child made Etienne the more precious to the countess; their union was so strengthened that like two flowers on one twig they bent to the same wind, and lifted their heads with the same hope. – The Hated Son by Honore de Balzac
  2. " This good woman," said I to myself, " is the person who would have read my message to Sylvia, had I been foolish enough to hang one to the twig of the tree." – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Abruptly, a rustling sound, the breaking of a twig, disturbed the quiet and Bet sat erect with a gasp of surprise. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm