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

  Twain \Twain\ (tw[=a]n), a. & n. [OE. twein, tweien, tweyne, AS.
     tw[=e]gen, masc. See Two.]
     Two; -- nearly obsolete in common discourse, but used in
     poetry and burlesque. "Children twain." --Chaucer.
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           And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with
           him twain.                               --Matt. v. 41.
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     In twain, in halves; into two parts; asunder.
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              When old winter split the rocks in twain. --Dryden.
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     Twain cloud. (Meteor.) Same as Cumulo-stratus.
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