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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TWIGGED

It happened, however, that I twigged this scheme about two hours ago.

I twigged it pretty sharp, and so did Trim, and there was a regular stampede.

We will say you had done the trick, and that I had twigged you.

Very soon after Rose twigged Pietrie, who at once confessed, and was caned.

I twigged his face when Buller stood up, and he looked as vexed as possible.

I mean you'll get twigged for a midnight spread, that's all.

My sisters used to be there, so I twigged at once that you were Brackenfielders.

Then he twigged, and, hastily knocking Bill down, he boarded the train with Amelia.

But Dick twigged, on a moment's reflection, what the drift was.

That I'm sure, if he'd twigged arf a chance, he'd a chucked me slap into the Rhine.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English twigge, from Proto-Germanic *twigan (cf. Middle Dutch twijch, Dutch twijg, Old High German zwig, German Zweig "branch, twig"), from the root of twi- (see twin), here meaning "forked" (as in Old English twisel "fork, point of division").

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