- contraction archaic or literary between.
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Tween — may refer to: * Tween, in J. R. R. Tolkien s The Fellowship of the Ring , a hobbit between the ages of 20 and 32. * Tween, a term used in Star, Bright (1952) by Mark Clifton to describe merely ordinary geniuses. * Polysorbate detergents such as… … Wikipedia
'tween — /tween/, prep. 1. contraction of between. n. 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. [1250 1300; ME twene, aph. var. of atwene (see A 1) or betwene… … Universalium
Tween — twēn trademark used for any of several preparations of polysorbates * * * (twēn) trademark for preparations of polysorbates, used with a numerical suffix; e.g., Tween 80 is a trademark for polysorbate 80 … Medical dictionary
tween — sb. (fk.), s, sene (person der befinder sig mellem barndom og teenagealder), i sms. tween , fx tweenpige … Dansk ordbog
tween|y — «TWEE nee», noun, plural tween|ies. British. a between maid … Useful english dictionary
tween — (twēn) n. A child between middle childhood and adolesence, usually between 8 and 12 years old. [Blend of teen1, and between.] * * * … Universalium
tween — [twi:n] prep literary between … Dictionary of contemporary English
'tween — [ twin ] preposition LITERARY between … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
tween — abbreviation of BETWEEN (Cf. between), recorded from c.1300. As child nearing puberty (approximtely 9 to 12), attested by 1988, in this case by influence of TEEN (Cf. teen). Related: Tweens … Etymology dictionary
tween — || twÉªËn prep. short for between (involving, connecting, combining, from one point to another, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
'tween — [twēn] prep. [ME twene, aphetic for atwene, betwene, BETWEEN] [Old Poet.] short for BETWEEN … English World dictionary