- 'twere ► CONTRACTION archaic or literary ▪ it were.
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'twere — [twʉr] contraction Archaic it were [if twere time] … English World dictionary
'twere — (it were) it were … English contemporary dictionary
twere — variant of tuyere … Useful english dictionary
'twere — Etymology: by contraction Date: 1578 it were … New Collegiate Dictionary
'twere — /twerr/; unstressed /tweuhr/ contraction of it were. Usage. See contraction. * * * … Universalium
twere — sb. == doubt, subject of doubt, O. and N. 989. AS. tweo. S. Goth. twe … Oldest English Words
'twere — contraction archaic or literary it were … English new terms dictionary
'twere — [[t]twɜr[/t]] unstressed [[t]twər[/t]] use contraction of it were … From formal English to slang
'twere — archaic it were. Etymology: contr … Useful english dictionary
’twere — [twər] archaic poetic/literary contraction of it were … Useful english dictionary