- contraction of betwixt.
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Examples from the Web for twixt
Of such kind is "There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip."The Little Manx Nation - 1891
What was this secret traffic 'twixt Cesare Borgia and his sister?The Shame of Motley
And what difference is there 'twixt me and one who is on his death-bed?The Suitors of Yvonne
He might have killed me for't; but he knew that to do so would place a barrier 'twixt him and you.The Sea-Hawk
"Else there'll be trouble 'twixt him and Grey," the plotting parson foretold.Mistress Wilding
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Word Origin and History for twixt
c.1300, short for betwixt.
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