Definition of Atwain

1. adv. In twain; asunder.

Definition of Atwain

1. Adverb. (archaic) In twain; asunder. ¹

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Definition of Atwain

1. in two [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atwain

attuited
attuites
attuiting
attuition
attunable
attune
attuned
attunedness
attunement
attunements
attunes
attuning
atua
atuas
atumble
atwain (current term)
atweel
atween
atwind
atwinkle
atwirl
atwist
atwite
atwitter
atwix
atwixt
atwo
atychiphobia
atypia
atypic

Literary usage of Atwain

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1. The Barn Stormers: Being the Tragical Side of a Comedy by Mrs Harcourt Williamson (1897)
"... "Such smiling rogues as these, like rats, oft bite the holy cords atwain." WHEN the doctor, who had attended Della in her late illness, was brought in, ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1852)
"And he would not break them atwain. ... О break the hairs, Or my heart will be torn atwain !" To the castle haU above, And many a one came mourning there, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"... Berenger and others, but, meeting Roland, flees before him— yet in vain ; with one blow Roland cleaves atwain man and horse. So valiant are the French, ..."

4. The Volsunga Saga by Sparling, Henry Halliday, Eiríkur Magnússon, William Morris, Jessie Laidlay Weston (1906)
"... skulls split atwain, and many a man felled to the cold earth. And now when the fight has long dured in such wise, Sigurd goes forth before the banners, ..."

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