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  1. Twilled fabric or patterning, or the process which produces this.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 563:
      It seemed to Yashmeen that the secret of the Snazzbury frock lay in the lining, the precise, as one would say, microscopic fine-structure of the twilling, which after inspection seemed far from uniform in the way it skipped over the threads
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