betwixt

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From Old English betwēox.

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betwixt

  1. (literary or archaic) Between, specifically between two objects.
    • Shakespeare
      There was some speech of marriage / Betwixt myself and her.
    • 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 3
      When I saw the coffin I knew that I was respited, for, as I judged, there was space between it and the wall behind enough to contain my little carcass; and in a second I had put out the candle, scrambled up the shelves, half-stunned my senses with dashing my head against the roof, and squeezed my body betwixt wall and coffin.

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