- Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. between.
- betwixt and between, neither the one nor the other; in a middle or unresolved position: Not wanting to side with either her father or her mother, she was betwixt and between.
- archaic another word for between
- betwixt and between in an intermediate, indecisive, or middle position
Old English betweox “between, among, amidst, meanwhile,” from bi- “by” (see be-) + tweox “for two,” from Proto-Germanic *twa “two” + *-isk “-ish.” With parasitic -t that first appeared in Old English and became general after c.1500.