1) To turn, twist or wind.
1619-21 leaving the beck and bridge on the lefte hande, twyninge southeaste by Sutton Hagg
1642 take out theire forkes and rakes out of the Waines arse least they bee broken with turning and twininge in the barne, Elmswell
1738 did threaten to twine or ring the neck about of Mr Tancred, Whixley. Dialect speakers used the form ‘to twind’: 1758-62 twinding weft into warp, Wakefield.