Two a. One and one; twice one. “Two great lights.” --Gen. i. 16. “Two black clouds.”
Note: ☞ Two is often joined with other words, forming compounds signifying divided into, consisting of, or having, two parts, divisions, organs, or the like; as two-bladed, two-celled, two-eared, two-flowered, twohand, two-headed, two-horse, two-leafed or two-leaved, two-legged, two-lobed, two-masted, two-named, two-part, two-petaled, two-pronged, two-seeded, two-sided, two-story, two-stringed, two-toothed, two-valved, two-winged, and the like.
One or two, a phrase often used indefinitely for a small number.
1. The sum of one and one; the number next greater than one, and next less than three; two units or objects.
2. A symbol representing two units, as 2, II., or ii.
In two, asunder; into two parts; in halves; in twain; as, cut in two.
adj : being one more than one; "he received two messages" [syn: 2,
n : the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a
numeral representing this number [syn: 2, II, deuce]