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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BETWIXT

I disremember just how fur that last stop is from the Crick, but I think it's betwixt 25 and 30 mile.

Why should a couetous man be called poore, what affinitie is betwixt them twoo?

“There is all the difference that is betwixt Heaven and earth,” answered Mr Tremayne.

“There is no manner of likeness, Blanche, betwixt this creature and Don John,” she urged.

Then, what bond is there betwixt thee and this lad's brother Jacques?

As for thy service, I will think of that betwixt now and the day I see you again.

"I'll see you hanged for this," said Raikes, betwixt his teeth.

It's 'you tickle me an' I tickle you' betwixt him an' de ol' Scratch.

But betwixt the buying the gowns and the more of it lie many things.

So, so; neither agreeable nor disagreeable, but just betwixt and between!

WORD ORIGIN

Old English betweox "between, among, amidst, meanwhile," from bi- "by" (see be-) + tweox "for two," from Proto-Germanic *twa "two" + *-isk "-ish." With parasitic -t that first appeared in Old English and became general after c.1500.

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