Betwixt and between

Betwixt Be*twixt", prep. [OE. betwix, bitwix, rarely bitwixt, AS. betweox, betweohs, betweoh, betw[=i]h; pref. be- by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two. See {Between}.] [1913 Webster] 1. In the space which separates; between. [1913 Webster]

From betwixt two aged oaks. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. From one to another of; mutually affecting. [1913 Webster]

There was some speech of marriage Betwixt myself and her. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Betwixt and between}, in a midway position; so-so; neither one thing nor the other. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • betwixt and between — Synonyms and related words: amid, amidships, amidst, among, amongst, between, betwixt, dull, fair, fair to middling, fairish, half and half, halfway, in medias res, in the mean, in the middle, indifferent, insipid, lackluster, medially, mediocre …   Moby Thesaurus

  • betwixt and between — informal neither one thing nor the other. → betwixt …   English new terms dictionary

  • betwixt and between — halfway between one thing and another, neither here nor there …   English contemporary dictionary

  • betwixt and between — adverb or adjective Date: 1789 in a midway position ; neither one thing nor the other …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • betwixt and between — 1. adjective Neither one thing nor the other. 2. adverb Neither here nor there …   Wiktionary

  • betwixt and between — informal not definitely belonging to any of several possibilities …   English dictionary

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