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Definition of Twig

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

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

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

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

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

'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Alexander Pope
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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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