Note: ☞ Two is often joined with other words, forming compounds signifying divided into consisting of, or having two parts divisions organs, or the like; as two-bladed, two-celled, two-eared, two-flowered, twohand, two-headed, two-horse, two-leafed or two-leaved, two-legged, two-lobed, two-masted, two-named, two-part, two-petaled, two-pronged, two-seeded, two-sided, two-story, two-stringed, two-toothed, two-valved, two-winged, and the like.
Etymology: OE. two twa, properly fem. & neut., twei twein tweien, properly masc. (whence E. twain), AS. twā, fem. & neut., twēgen, masc., tū, neut.; akin to OFries. twēne, masc., twā, fem. & neut., OS. twēne, masc., twā, fem., twē, neut., D. twee, OHG. zwēne zwō zwei, G. zwei, Icel. tveir tvær tvau, Sw. två, Dan. to, Goth. twai twōs twa; Lith. du, Russ. dva, Ir. & Gael. da, W. dau dwy, L. duo, Gr. dy`o, Skr. dva. √300. Cf. Balance Barouche Between Bi- Combine Deuce two in cards, Double Doubt Dozen Dual Duet Dyad Twain Twelve Twenty Twice Twilight Twig Twine (n.) Twist