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twig

(twig),
One of the finer terminal branches of an artery; a small branch or small ramus.
[A.S.]

twig

(twig) a final ramification, as of branches of a nerve or blood vessel.

twig

The final branch of a structure such as a nerve or vessel.
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At the height of her fame, there were also Twiggy lunch boxes, pens, bags, board games and tights.
Twiggy officially retired from modelling in 1970 and embarked f l b h on a successful acting career, but has remained in demand for modelling assignments and posed with David Bowie for the cover of his 1973 Pin-Ups album.
Twiggy, centre, unveils her new collection of womenswear for Marks & Spencer at Home House in London yesterday
As they walk Twiggy resminisces about the Swinging Sixties.
A watchdog has slammed an airbrushed photograph of the model Twiggy that it says gave a misleading impression about the effects of an eye cream she was promoting.
But in this week's TV Times Twiggy is hitting back.
It proceeds in fairly rote fashion: Twiggy as Gertie: "Remember when we met?
On March 26th, 1964, America anointed its first supermodel, when a mini-skirted modeling sensation named Twiggy brought her gawky beauty to the colonies.
YEARS spent in uncomfortable shoes have left Twiggy unable to wear heels at all.
IMPRESSIVE quarter-final winners Ballymac Brogan and Do It For Twiggy are both 6-4 favourites with the sponsor for their respective semi-finals in the Totepool East Anglian Derby over 462m at Yarmouth on Saturday.
Twiggy may now be credited with being one of the world's first supermodels but in 1965 she was just a skinny girl nicknamed Sticks by her boyfriend's brother.