'tween

[tween]
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noun
  1. Also tween, tweeny. a youngster between 10 and 12 years of age, considered too old to be a child and too young to be a teenager.

Origin of 'tween

1250–1300; Middle English twene, aphetic variant of atwene (see a-1) or betwene between
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British Dictionary definitions for 'tween

'tween

contraction of
  1. between
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