from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- preposition Betwixt.
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- preposition literary
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Till sometimes, in short, 'twixt his duns and his dears,
They kin all swear alibi for each other and sartain sure they didn't all conspire ter steal the money and split it up 'twixt 'em.
How Janice Day Won Helen Beecher Long
Marse Robert had started to whip his wife and he had jumped 'twixt 'em; that made Marse Robert so mad he run to the house to git his gun, so the foreman he got out of the way a day or two to keep from gittin 'shot.
"Pore chile -- Sally knows a heap of time is saved 'twixt 'lectricity an' coal, an 'she's goin' to cleave to the bestes 'way ever foun' yit -- an 'she knows what dem old rheumaticks is a-doin' to your temper," soliloquized the astute servant.
The Blue Birds' Winter Nest Lillian Elizabeth Roy 1900
Den she kind of 'splained it to him, and tings just seemed square 'twixt 'em, for she was monstrous skeered like, and turned white as a sheet.
The EU will implode because there will never be a reconciliation 'twixt 'Fascists' and
Army Rumour Service 2009
'twixt 'em, but he didn't tell me what it was about.
Tides of Barnegat Francis Hopkinson Smith 1876
Well, den! is he gwine to scriminate 'twixt 'em? "
Tom Sawyer Abroad 1894
WELL, den! is he gwine to SCRIMINATE 'twixt 'em? "
Tom Sawyer Abroad Mark Twain 1872
I paraphrase Mr. Shakespeare "There are more things twixt Heaven and Earth, then ever dreamt of in your philosophies, Horatio"
Jill Lynne: "Truth" Vs "I.M.," or Inspiration Material Jill Lynne 2011