Origin of betwixtMiddle English bitwix from Old English betwix from be, by + a form related to twegen, twain; -t is unhistoric
The white pawn is betwixt the black.
The definition of betwixt is between.
When you are in between two things, this is an example of a time when you are betwixt.
between: archaic except in the phrase betwixt and between, in an intermediate position; neither altogether one nor altogether the other
Origin of betwixtMiddle English bitwixt from Old English betwix ; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
- (literary or archaic) Between, specifically between two objects.
From Old English betwēox.
- Thus in Lychnis an elongation of the axis betwixt the calyx and the corolla takes place, and in this way they are separated by an interval.
- Briggs had himself been engaged in filling up the gap, and in a lettex to John Pell, written after the publication of Vlacq's work, and dated October 25, 1628, he says: " My desire was to have those chiliades that are wantinge betwixt 20 and 90 calculated and printed, and I had done them all almost by my selfe, and by some frendes whom my rules had sufficiently informed, and by agreement the busines was conveniently parted 'amongst us; but I am eased of that charge and care by one Adrian Vlacque, an Hollander, who hathe done all the whole hundred chiliades and printed them in Latin, Dutche and Frenche, moo bookes in these 3 languages, and hathe sould them almost all.
- The feud between Italian and Frenchman broke out in a violent form; and it was in vain that St Catherine of Siena proffered her mediation in the bloody strife betwixt the pope and the Florentine republic. The letters that she addressed to the pontiff, on this and other occasions, are documents, which are, perhaps, unique in their kind, and of great literary beauty.
- Both deities occupy the very first rank in the popular creed; while to the theologian they are the most potent of the good powersMithras being the herald and propagator of the service of Light and the mediator betwixt man and Ahuramazda, who ~now fades more into the backrround.
- Besides the pamphlets already mentioned, he wrote: - A True Account of the Whole Proceedings betwixt.