betwixt[bē twikst′, bi-]
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 , in an intermediate position; neither altogether one nor altogether the other
Origin of betwixtMiddle English bitwix ; from Old English betwix ; from be, by + a form related to twegen, twain; -t is unhistoric
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.