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twain

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adjective \ˈtwān\

Definition of twain

archaic

  1. :  two



Origin and Etymology of twain

Middle English, from Old English twēgen — more at two


First Known Use: before 12th century

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twain

pronoun

Definition of twain

  1. :  two; especially :  two fathoms <mark twain>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of twain

before 12th century

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twain

noun

Definition of twain

  1. 1 :  two

  2. 2 :  couple, pair



Examples of twain in a sentence

  1. <I like rap and my parents like country music, and never the twain shall meet in our house.>



12th Century

First Known Use of twain

12th century

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Twain

biographical name

Definition of Twain

  1. Mark — see clemens





TWAIN Defined for Kids

twain

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noun \ˈtwān\

Definition of twain for Students

  1. :  2two 1





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