1) A knife.

Chaucer’s reference to ‘A Sheffeld thwitel’ is often quoted and there are earlier examples of the word in other parts of Yorkshire: 1354 ‘a small knife called a twitel’, Bradford

1374 lego … unum cultellum cum manubrio de murro, anglice thwetyll, York.

places York Bradford
dates 1354 1374

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