betwixt

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bitwixe, from Old English betwēox, from Proto-Germanic *twiskaz (twofold, double), from Proto-Indo-European *dwís (twice, doubly; in two). Compare Saterland Frisian twiske (between), Dutch tussen, German zwischen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɪˈtwɪkst/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪkst

Preposition[edit]

betwixt

  1. (literary or archaic) Between, specifically between two objects.

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