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Noun: twig  twig
  1. A small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
    - branchlet, sprig
Verb: twig (twigged,twigging)  twig
  1. Branch out in a twiglike manner
    "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"
  2. Understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally twigged";
    - catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, get it

Derived forms: twigging, twigged, twigs

Type of: apprehend, branch, compass, comprehend, dig, fork, furcate, get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer], ramify, savvy, separate

Encyclopedia: Twig, Minnesota