What does the word twine mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To twist spirally.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A small cord.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of twining.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Of or like twine.

Usage examples for twine

  1. He began to twine his hands together once more. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  2. Early next morning Eldon Brand might have been seen returning from a little wayside shop with a bundle, whose contents- a ball of heavy twine, a can of oil, and a box of matches- would have surprised his fellow tourists. – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  3. Ellen took a piece of twine and tied it in as Flynn watched her. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman