- 'tween(def 2).
- British Informal. an auxiliary maid.
Origin of tweeny
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The site shills an assortment of tweeny, vaguely Blair Waldorfy dresses, sweaters and coats.72-Year-Old Chinese Grandfather Models Teen Girl's Clothes
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Tweeny, as the Gov. has chosen me to wait on him, please may I have the loan of it again?
I wish, Tweeny, there was anything I could do to make you happy also.
There is something about you, Tweeny, there is a je ne sais quoi about you.
The tweeny ran, Lizzie thrust, Chesterton deposited, dead on time.Vera
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The "tweeny," who also describes herself as a boot-boy, is a young war-widow.The Sword of Deborah
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- British informal, obsolete a maid who assists both cook and housemaid
- Also: tweenie informal
- a child of approximately eight to fourteen years of age
- (as modifier)tweeny magazines
C19: shortened from between (for sense 1, that is, a maid between cook and housemaid)
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