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Mar 31, 2021 · Background. During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank received a blank diary as one of her presents on 12 June 1942, her 13th birthday. According to the Anne Frank House, the red, checkered autograph book which Anne used as her diary was actually not a surprise, since she had chosen it the day before with her father when browsing a bookstore near her home.
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From Middle English twist, from Old English *twist, in compounds (e.g. mæsttwist (“a rope; stay”), candeltwist (“a wick”)), from Proto-Germanic *twistaz, related to Saterland Frisian Twist (“discord”), Dutch twist (“twist; strife; discord”), German Low German Twist (“strife; discord”), German Zwist (“turmoil; strife; discord”), Swedish tvist (“quarrel; dispute”), Icelandic tvistur (“deuce”). The verb is from Middle English twisten. Compare Dutch twisten, Danish tviste (“to dispute”), Swedish tvista (“to argue; dispute”).IPA(key): /twɪst/, [tw̥ɪst]Rhymes: -ɪst
twist (plural twists) 1. A twisting force. 2. Anything twisted, or the act of twisting.quotations ▼ 2.1. 1906, Edith Nesbit, The Railway Children Chapter 8 2.1.1. Peter was always proud afterwards when he remembered that, with the Bargee's furious fingers tightening on his ear, the Bargee's crimson countenance close to his own, the Bargee's hot breath on his neck, he had the courage to speak the truth. 2.1.2. "I wasn't catching fish," said Peter. 2.1.3. "That's not your fault, I'll be bound," said the man, giving Peter's ear a twist—not a hard one—but still a twist. 2.2. (Can we date this quote by Addison and provide title, author's full name, and other details?) 2.2.1. Not the least turn or twistin the fibres of any one animal which does not render them more proper for that particular animal's way of life than any other cast or texture. 3. The form given in twisting.quotations ▼ 3.1. (Can we date this quote by Arbuthnot and provide title, author's full name, and other details?) 3.1...
twist (third-person singular simple present twists, present participle twisting, simple past and past participle twisted) 1. To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force. 2. To join together by twining one part around another.quotations ▼ 2.1. 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 15 2.1.1. "Well, one day I went up in a balloon and the ropes got twisted, so that I couldn't come down again. It went way up above the clouds, so far that a current of air struck it and carried it many, many miles away. For a day and a night I traveled through the air, and on the morning of the second day I awoke and found the balloon floating over a strange and beautiful country." 3. To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve.quotations ▼ 3.1. June 8, 1714, Alexander Pope, letter to Jonathan Swift 3.1.1. twistingit into a serpentine form. 4. To wreathe; to wind; to encircle; to unite by intertexture of part...
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