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Twatt, Shetland Islands

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Twatt, Shetland Islands

Twatt is a settlement in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. It is located on the Shetland Mainland on a minor road that leads from the A971 road to Clousta, north of Bixter. The settlement name originates from the Old Norse Ć¾veit, meaning 'small parcel of land'. The name Twatt is similar to the common English expletive "Twat," (a vulgar word for vulva and, by extension, an insulting term meaning a weak or contemptuous individual).
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU3253
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
 

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