twixt

preposition
\ ˈtwikst How to pronounce twixt (audio) \
variants: or 'twixt

Definition of twixt

: between twixt the two extremes

First Known Use of twixt

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for twixt

Middle English twix, short for betwix, betwixt

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“Twixt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twixt. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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