Betwixt

  • 1 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 betwixt — ► PREPOSITION & ADVERB archaic ▪ between. ● betwixt and between Cf. ↑betwixt and between ORIGIN Old English, related to TWO(Cf. ↑twofold) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 betwixt — [bē twikst′, bitwikst′] prep., adv. [ME bitwix < OE betwix < be, BY + a form related to twegen,TWAIN; t is unhistoric] between: archaic except in the phrase betwixt and between, in an intermediate position; neither altogether one nor… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 betwixt — O.E. betweox between, among, amidst, meanwhile, from bi by (see BE (Cf. be )) + tweox for two, from P.Gmc. *twa two + * isk ish. With parasitic t that first appeared in O.E. and became general after c.1500 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Betwixt — Infobox Musical name= Betwixt image size= 188 music= Ian McFarlane lyrics= Ian McFarlane book= Ian McFarlane productions= 2008 London Betwixt is a musical comedy conceived and written by Ian McFarlane. [ [http://www.betwixtthemusical.com/… …

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  • 6 betwixt — /bi twikst /, prep., adv. 1. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. between. 2. betwixt and between, neither the one nor the other; in a middle or unresolved position: Not wanting to side with either her father or her mother, she was betwixt and …

    Universalium

  • 7 betwixt — preposition /bɪˈtwɪkst/ between, specifically between two objects 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… …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 betwixt — be|twixt [bıˈtwıkst] prep [: Old English; Origin: betwux] 1.) literary between 2.) betwixt and between old fashioned not quite belonging to one group or to another …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 betwixt — be|twixt [ bı twıkst ] preposition LITERARY between betwixt and between INFORMAL not definitely belonging to any of several possibilities …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 betwixt — preposition & adverb archaic term for between. Phrases betwixt and between informal neither one thing nor the other. Origin OE betwēox, from be by + a Gmc word related to two …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 betwixt — preposition 1 poetic or old use between 2 betwixt and between old fashioned not quite belonging to one group or to another …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 betwixt — UK [bɪˈtwɪkst] / US preposition literary between • betwixt and between …

    English dictionary

  • 13 betwixt — be•twixt [[t]bɪˈtwɪkst[/t]] prep. adv. dial. between • betwixt and between Etymology: bef. 950; ME betwix, OE betwix=be be +tweox two each …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 betwixt — /bəˈtwɪkst/ (say buh twikst), /bi / (say bee ) preposition 1. Archaic between. –phrase 2. betwixt and between, neither the one nor the other; in a middle position. {Middle English betwix, Old English betweox; for final t compare against, etc.} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 betwixt — prep. & adv. archaic between. Phrases and idioms: betwixt and between colloq. neither one thing nor the other. Etymology: ME f. OE betweox f. Gmc: cf. AGAINST …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 betwixt — adverb or preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Old English betwux, from be + twux (akin to Gothic tweihnai two each) more at between Date: before 12th century between …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 betwixt — see betwux …

    Old to modern English dictionary

  • 18 betwixt — between Forthright s Forsoothery …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 19 betwixt — prep. [bi tuxen]. O. and N. 1745 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 20 betwixt — be·twixt || bɪ twɪkst adv. between prep. between …

    English contemporary dictionary


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