Twelve tables

Definition of Twelve tables

(Rom. Antiq.) a celebrated body of Roman laws, framed by decemvirs appointed 450 years before Christ, on the return of deputies or commissioners who had been sent to Greece to examine into foreign laws and institutions. They consisted partly of laws transcribed from the institutions of other nations, partly of such as were altered and accommodated to the manners of the Romans, partly of new provisions, and mainly, perhaps, of laws and usages under their ancient kings.
- Burrill.
(Rom. Antiq.) See under Table.

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Twattle
Twattler
Tway
Twayblade
Tweag
Tweak
Tweed
Tweedle
Tweedledum and Tweedledee
Tweel
Tweer
Tweese
Tweezers
Twelfth
Twelfth-cake
Twelfth-day
Twelfth-night
Twelfth-second
Twelfthtide
Twelve
-Twelve tables-
Twelve-men's morris
Twelvemo
Twelvemonth
Twelvepence
Twelvepenny
Twelvescore
Twentieth
Twenty
twenty-four-seven
Twenty-fourmo
Twentyfold
Twey
Tweyfold
Twibil
Twibilled
Twice
Twiddle
Twifallow
Twifold
Twig
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