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tweeny

(ˈtwiːnɪ)
n, pl tweenies
1. (Historical Terms) informal obsolete Brit a maid who assists both cook and housemaid
2. informal
a. a child of approximately eight to fourteen years of age
b. (as modifier): tweeny magazines.
[C19: shortened from between (for sense 1, that is, a maid between cook and housemaid)]
Translations

tweeny

n (old)Hausmagd f
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