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an archaic word for two
[Old English twēgen; related to Old Saxon twēne, Old High German zwēne, Old Norse tveir, Gothic twai]
1. (Biography) Mark, pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. 1835–1910, US novelist and humorist, famous for his classics The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885)
2. (Biography) Shania (ʃəˈnaɪə), real name Eilleen Regina Edwards. born 1965, Canadian country-rock singer; her bestselling recordings include The Woman In Me (1995), Come On Over (1997), and UP! (2002)
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[before 900; Middle English twayn orig., nominative and acc. masculine, Old English twēgen (compare two)]
Mark, pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
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|Noun||1.||twain - two items of the same kind |
fellow, mate - one of a pair; "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
2, II, two, deuce - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
doubleton - (bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
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twain(archaic) [tweɪn] N the twain → los dos
to split sth in twain → partir algo en dos
and ne'er the twain shall meet → sin que el uno se acerque al otro jamás
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twain[tweɪn] npl (old) (poetic) the twain → i (or le) due
and never the twai shall meet → e mai i (or le) due si incontreranno
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