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Definitions of entwine

  1. To twine round; twine or twist together. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To wind around; twist together. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To twine. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To twist round. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. To twine; wind about. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To be twisted or twined. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. tie or link together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To twine; to twist round. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for entwine

  1. And moreover they felt themselves bound more strongly to each other by a renewal of the old friendship which may, even when the thoughts are unlike, and the topmost branches as it were divide, forever entwine the roots of two lives. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  2. That is why the Indians of the Nicola country still cling to their old- time story that the Tulameen carries the spirit of a young girl enmeshed in the wonders of its winding course; a spirit that can never free itself from the canyons, to rise above the heights and follow its fellows to the Happy Hunting Grounds, but which is contented to entwine its laughter, its sobs, its lonely whispers, its still lonelier call for companionship, with the wild music of the waters that sing forever beneath the western stars. – Legends of Vancouver by E. Pauline Johnson