'twixt

[twikst]
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Examples from the Web for twixt

Historical Examples of twixt

  • Of such kind is "There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip."

  • What was this secret traffic 'twixt Cesare Borgia and his sister?

    The Shame of Motley

    Raphael Sabatini

  • And what difference is there 'twixt me and one who is on his death-bed?

    The Suitors of Yvonne

    Raphael Sabatini

  • 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

    Raphael Sabatini

  • "Else there'll be trouble 'twixt him and Grey," the plotting parson foretold.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for twixt

'twixt

twixt

poetic
contraction of
  1. betwixt
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Word Origin and History for twixt
prep.

c.1300, short for betwixt.

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