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also 'twixt  (twĭkst)



contraction of betwixt.
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Quickly he has the hoof twixt his knees, sharp knife ready, As he pared the hoof to take the shoe, the horse stood quite steady.
So if you have a spare hour on Tuesdays, why not tune in to Zetland FM twixt 6pm and 7pm and see if I'm on?
But there has been many a slip twixt cup and lip on this particular project.
Grilled tomatoes, glazed with a little sugar are excellent on toast with maple syrup, treading that fine line twixt sweet and savoury.
Names such as The Gates (border twixt Treorchy and Ynyswen) are still used.
Il compte a son actif une dizaine de films, dont nous citions Twixt (2011), Tetro (2009) ,Youth without youth (l'homme sans age) (2007) , the rainmaker (l'idealiste)( 1997), jack (1996) ,the conversation (conversation secrete) (1974) ,the godfather (le parrain) (1972) et autres.
For the rest it will still be a struggle, To juggle twixt profit and loss, So when it comes down to decision time, Just think, where will you put your cross?
Summary: "There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip," goes the old English proverb.
There's many a slip twixt cup and lip just as there are plenty of obstacles between now and Cheltenham in March, but the classy Flat-raced five-year-old Mijhaar looked a genuine supreme Novices' hurdle prospect with an easy debut win in the 2m1/2f novice hurdle here.
Ink is a scribe for another world called the Twixt, and he marks humans with signaturae in order to keep track of who belongs to who in the Twixt.
So, with the FTSE 100 being over 6,000 again, it is time to take a deep breath and to remember ever rising optimism is an integral part of the second half of bull markets; there will be many a slip twixt cup and lip, but the fun is only just starting.
35pm (Not STV) Joaquin Phoenix gets caught twixt the Russian mob and Brooklyn family in the 1980s.