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Historical Examples

Ef I was to see too much of you atween now and our wedding, no promise that ever was would bind me.
A Girl of the People L. T. Meade

“I shall be atween you and the Injuns all the time, boy,” said he.
Field and Forest Oliver Optic

There wasna such a difference, she said, atween life and death as folk were ready to think.
Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Various

“If I could no’but get a blink frae the cannel, I’d see what’s atween them,” thought Gubblum.
A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine

It’s confidence, Olly, confidence, ez these sort o’ things allus is—atween you and me.
Gabriel Conroy Bert Harte

atween the kitchen and the ha, There he loot his cloutie cloak fa.
A Book of Ballads, Volume 4 Various

And atween you and me, Abednego, that’s more than the soft-horned British will ever see from all our States.
The Attache Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Once I got atween the stick and the rocks and she was a-coming for me.
Ande Trembath Matthew Stanley Kemp

But Grettir said that he had no words to make atwixt and atween of his going thence.
The Story of Grettir The Strong Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris

You have no call to be fretted, honey, with this atween you and mischief.
A Girl of the People L. T. Meade

an archaic or Scot word for between

c.1400, from a- (1) + tween.


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