from The Century Dictionary.
- Between; in or into an intervening space.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb Archaic Between.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- preposition archaic
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But 'a waggon came in atween ten and eleven, and he must be stepping west. '
You and me -- until this happened, there was never a cross word atween us, _nor_ a cross thought? "
I has Victor Tabbycat on mai legs an Nina Torbie youslly wanders round atween me an Hubby.
He wuz jest here and skittered rite dawn atween deez too keys.
But teh whirled peas iz messee adn skwishes atween mai toze!
Aye fought we wuz abowt too loose ower “G” ratting an wuz goning to jump all de ways two de otter end ob de alfabit, de letter atween w an y!
If the gentlemen would always speak like that, there need be no difference atween us.
Slung atween the round shot, listenin 'for the drum,
"Then, when I gives the word, both of ye let go, aimin 'direct atween the yaller spots."
And, after I had took him atween my knees and talked to him about his responsibility to his Creator, he didn't wait two days till he cut off the colt's tail so as to make it bobbed like the British and it kicked and broke its leg on the cross bar.