'tween

'tween

[tween]
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; Middle English twene, aphetic variant of atwene (see a-1) or betwene between

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'tween (twiːn)
 
contraction of
between

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