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 for betwixt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Betwixt \Be*twixt"\, prep. [OE. betwix, bitwix, rarely bitwixt,
     AS. betweox, betweohs, betweoh, betw[imac]h; pref. be- by + a
     form fr. AS. tw[=a] two. See Between.]
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     1. In the space which separates; between.
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              From betwixt two aged oaks.           --Milton.
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     2. From one to another of; mutually affecting.
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              There was some speech of marriage
              Betwixt myself and her.               --Shak.
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     Betwixt and between, in a midway position; so-so; neither
        one thing nor the other. [Colloq.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: in the interval; "dancing all the dances with little rest
             between" [syn: between, betwixt]

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