EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TWICE
He now owned a great deal of water-front, twice as much as before.
In Vienna, L. 11,000 a-year is equal to twice the sum in England.
Remember, Dirk had never but twice seen his sister in a bonnet.
Twice she opened her lips, and twice no sound came from them.
Miss Wardwell swelled with importance and let her superior ask her twice.
Twice daily the water came in as if to feed on the marsh grass.
The Road-Runner ducked once or twice by way of refreshing his memory.
"Stop, neighbor, stop," she said; and repeated it twice without effect.
I've only seen her once or twice, but I believe she'd be good to know.
Once or twice I caught some faint echo of the talk about us.
late Old English twiga, twigea "two times" (cognate with Old Frisian twia, Old Saxon tuuio) + adverbial genitive ending -es.