Definition of Atwixt

1. adv. Betwixt.



Definition of Atwixt

1. Adverb. (obsolete) betwixt ¹

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Definition of Atwixt

1. betwixt [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Atwixt

attunes
attuning
atua
atuas
atumble
atwain
atweel
atween
atwind
atwinkle
atwirl
atwist
atwite
atwitter
atwix
atwixt (current term)
atwo
atychiphobia
atypia
atypic
atypical
atypical absence seizure
atypical achromatopsia
atypical bacterial forms
atypical cell
atypical facial neuralgia
atypical fibroxanthoma
atypical gingivitis
atypical lipoma
atypical measles

Literary usage of Atwixt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Third Book of Rational System of English Grammar by James Brown (1856)
""It came out from - (atwixt the two clifts) of the rock.,1 3. ... The preposition, atween, and atwixt, are very rarely found in prose. Between, Betwixt. ..."

2. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"He 's alus at atwixt and atween, so I can get th' reight end o' nowt.' Atwo, adv. in two. And, old. Anger, a three-pronged instrument, with serrated edges ..."

3. A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect by John Howard Nodal, George Milner (1875)
"And with his body bard the way atwixt them twaine. COLL. USE. He geet atwixt t' wheels. FQ, ic viii., sL 13. ..."

4. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"A-TWEEN, atwixt. Between, betwixt. A frequent pleonasm discarding the initial letters, as " twixt and tween ... The " Ortus Vocabulorum" has "atwixt, inter, ..."

5. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"I feel nobbut atwixt an atween,' as we say, ' only in a middling way,' or not very ... atwixt. See Atween. Au, adj. all. 'Au niaks,' all kinds. See Mak (2). ..."

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