Twilly vs Trilly - What's the difference?
As a noun twilly
is a machine for cleansing]] or loosening wool by the action of a revolving cylinder covered with long iron spikes or [[tooth|teeth; a willying machine.
As an adjective trilly is
having a trill sound.
A machine for cleansing]] or loosening wool by the action of a revolving cylinder covered with long iron spikes or [[tooth, teeth; a willying machine.
Having a trill sound.
* 1914 , Sewell Ford, Wilt thou Torchy
*:She was a sweet young thing with cheek dimples and a trilly laugh...
* 1984 , Donald J. Borror, Songs of Western Birds
*:This bird has a number of calls, but the most common is a loud chuck (Example 3). Immature birds utter a trilly note (Example 4), which is a common marsh sound in mid-summer.
* 2009 , Bob Mitchell, Once Upon a Fastball
*:He adores his bedtime baseball stories, even at his ripe old age. “It's called 'The Curse.' Wooooooooo!” Sol sings scarily in a trilly , ghostlike, gradually descending soprano.
* 31 March 2011 , Mallika Rao at RollingStone.com, American Idol Recap: Stuck In the Middle
*:Paul McDonald, whose "Rocket Man" was wispy and unmemorable; Stefano Langone, still with the weird enunciations and trilly voice...