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
Undecided, midway between two alternatives, neither here nor there. For example, I’m betwixt and between canceling my trip entirely or just postponing it, or Jane is betwixt and between about accepting the offer. The adverb betwixt, originally meaning “by two,” is seldom heard except in this expression, first recorded in 1832.
noun a village in N Wales, in Conwy county borough, on the River Conwy: noted for its scenery. Pop: 534 (2001)
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a name applied to the land of Israel or Jerusalem, possibly as denoting their future prosperity. Isa. 62:4. Compare Hephzibah (def 2). Land of Beulah. a female given name. Contemporary Examples Florida Murders a Contract Hit? Rick Outzen July 20, 2009 Mexican Mafia Connection Rick Outzen August 9, 2009 Historical Examples Mistress Anne Temple Bailey […]