but and ben

adverb \¦bətən¦ben\

Definition of but and ben

Scottish

  1. 1 :  back and forth :  in and out; specifically :  from one part of a house to the other

  2. 2 :  on opposite sides or at opposite ends of (a house, a corridor) we lived but and ben with them

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Origin and Etymology of but and ben

Scots 3but (out) + ben (in)


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