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Twiterith

Published on October 25, 2012
by Voices

The Iangelynge bryd … enclosed in a streyht cage … twiterith desyrynge the wode with her swete voys

— The first known use of the word “twitter” as a verb, by Geoffrey Chaucer, in his 1374 translation of a sixth-century Christian philosophy text

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