Word of the Day: TWITTERLIGHT

? alteration of twilight after twitter (vb. to move tremulously, shake, quiver) + light

“…You can steale secretly hether, you misticall queane you, at twylight, twitterlights,
You haue a priuiledge from your hat forsooth,
To walke without a man, and suspition,”
But we poore gentlewomen that goe in Tires
Haue no such liberty, we cannot do thus

From: Your fiue gallants
As it hath beene often in action at the Black-friers
By Thomas Middleton, 1608

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