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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 twig /ˈtwɪg/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 twig /ˈtwɪg/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twig v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twigged p. pr. & vb. n. Twigging.]  To twitch; to pull; to tweak. [Obs. or Scot.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twig, v. t.
 1. To understand the meaning of; to comprehend; as, do you twig me? [Colloq.]
 2. To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover. “Now twig him; now mind him.”
    As if he were looking right into your eyes and twigged something there which you had half a mind to conceal.   --Hawthorne.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twig, n.  A small shoot or branch of a tree or other plant, of no definite length or size.
    The Britons had boats made of willow twigs, covered on the outside with hides.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 Twig borer Zool., any one of several species of small beetles which bore into twigs of shrubs and trees, as the apple-tree twig borer (Amphicerus bicaudatus).
 Twig girdler. Zool. See Girdler, 3.
 Twig rush Bot., any rushlike plant of the genus Cladium having hard, and sometimes prickly-edged, leaves or stalks. See Saw grass, under Saw.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twig, v. t. To beat with twigs.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : small branch or division of a branch; usually applied to
          branches of the current or preceding year [syn: branchlet,
      v 1: branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged
           in several directions"
      2: understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She
         didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally
         caught on" [syn: catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble,
          latch on, cotton on, get it]
      [also: twigging, twigged]