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 for One or two
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Two \Two\ (t[=oo]), a. [OE. two, twa, properly fem. & neut.,
     twei, twein, tweien, properly masc. (whence E. twain), AS.
     tw[=a], fem. & neut., tw[=e]gen, masc., t[=u], neut.; akin to
     OFries. tw[=e]ne, masc., tw[=a], fem. & neut., OS. tw[=e]ne,
     masc., tw[=a], fem., tw[=e], neut., D. twee, OHG. zw[=e]ne,
     zw[=o], zwei, G. zwei, Icel. tveir, tv[ae]r, tvau, Sw.
     tv[*a], Dan. to, Goth. twai, tw[=o]s, twa; Lith. du, Russ.
     dva, Ir. & Gael. da, W. dau, dwy, L. duo, Gr. dy`o, Skr. dva.
     [root]300. Cf. Balance, Barouche, Between, Bi-,
     Combine, Deuce two in cards, Double, Doubt, Dozen,
     Dual, Duet, Dyad, Twain, Twelve, Twenty, Twice,
     Twilight, Twig, Twine, n., Twist.]
     One and one; twice one. "Two great lights." --Gen. i. 16.
     "Two black clouds." --Milton.
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     Note: Two is often joined with other words, forming compounds
           signifying divided into, consisting of, or having, two
           parts, divisions, organs, or the like; as two-bladed,
           two-celled, two-eared, two-flowered, twohand,
           two-headed, two-horse, two-leafed or two-leaved,
           two-legged, two-lobed, two-masted, two-named, two-part,
           two-petaled, two-pronged, two-seeded, two-sided,
           two-story, two-stringed, two-toothed, two-valved,
           two-winged, and the like.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     One or two, a phrase often used indefinitely for a small
        number.
        [1913 Webster]

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