Atween
Atween \A*tween"\, adv. or prep. [See {Atwain}, and cf. {Between}.] Between. [Archaic] --Spenser. Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • atween — c.1400, from A (Cf. a ) (1) + TWEEN (Cf. tween) …   Etymology dictionary

  • atween — /euh tween /, prep., adv. Dial. between. [1350 1400; ME atwen, prob. on the model of other synonymous pairs, as afore, before, etc.; see A 1, BETWEEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • atween — preposition between …   Wiktionary

  • atween — North Country (Newcastle) Words between, betwixt …   English dialects glossary

  • atween — ə.ˈtwēn preposition or adverb Etymology: Middle English atwene, from a (I) + twene (as in betwene) now dialect : between …   Useful english dictionary

  • Between — Be*tween , prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS. betwe[ o]nan, betwe[ o]num; prefix be by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain}, and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.] 1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as, New… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Between decks — Between Be*tween , prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS. betwe[ o]nan, betwe[ o]num; prefix be by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain}, and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.] 1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Between ourselves — Between Be*tween , prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS. betwe[ o]nan, betwe[ o]num; prefix be by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain}, and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.] 1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Between themselves — Between Be*tween , prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS. betwe[ o]nan, betwe[ o]num; prefix be by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain}, and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.] 1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Between you and me — Between Be*tween , prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS. betwe[ o]nan, betwe[ o]num; prefix be by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain}, and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.] 1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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