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betwixt and between

[ bih-twikst ]SEE DEFINITION OF 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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