Twitch - (v. t.) To pull with a sudden jerk; to pluck with a short, quick
motion; to snatch; as, to twitch one by the sleeve; to twitch a thing
out of another's hand; to twitch off clusters of grapes.
Twitch - (n.) The act of twitching; a pull with a jerk; a short, sudden,
quick pull; as, a twitch by the sleeve.
Twitch - (n.) A short, spastic contraction of the fibers or muscles; a
simple muscular contraction; as, convulsive twitches; a twitch in the
Twitch - (n.) A stick with a hole in one end through which passes a loop,
which can be drawn tightly over the upper lip or an ear of a horse. By
twisting the stick the compression is made sufficiently painful to keep
the animal quiet during a slight surgical operation.