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A new explosion of twittering broke out, and a forest of twiglike arms waved back at him.

There was an unmistakable nod of assent from one of them, and a twiglike arm indicated that Burl should follow him.

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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