TWINE, verb transitive
1. To twist; to wind, as one thread or cord around another, or as any flexible substance around another, or as any flexible substance around another body; as fine twined linen. Exodus 39:2.
2. To unite closely; to cling to; to embrace.
3. To gird; to wrap closely about.
Let wreaths of triumph now my temples twine
TWINE, verb intransitive To unite closely, or by interposition of parts.
Friends now fast sworn, who twine in love--
1. To wind; to bend; to make turns.
As rivers, though they bend and twine--
2. To turn round; as, her spindles twine
TWINE, noun A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together; used for binding small parcels, and for sewing sails to their bolt-ropes, etc. twine of a stronger kind is used for nets.
1. A twist; a convolution; as Typhon's snaky twine
2. Embrace; act of winding round.