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Definition of Twig


  1. To twitch; to pull; to tweak.
  2. To understand the meaning of; to comprehend; as, do you twig me?
  3. To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover.
  4. A small shoot or branch of a tree or other plant, of no definite length or size.
  5. To beat with twigs.

Twig Quotations

A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.

First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf.
Martin Luther

My mother says I was writing before I was crawling. I wrote in the dirt with a twig.
Alice Walker

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Alexander Pope

As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
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Twig Translations

twig in Dutch is rank, twijg, rijs
twig in French is ramille
twig in German is Zweig
twig in Portuguese is galho
twig in Spanish is ramita
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