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'tween

[tween] /twin/
preposition
1.
contraction of between.
noun
2.
Also, tween, tweeny. a youngster between 10 and 12 years of age, considered too old to be a child and too young to be a teenager.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English twene, aphetic variant of atwene (see a-1) or betwene between
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'tween

/twiːn/
contraction
1.
between
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