Definition of twain number from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

twain

 number
number
BrE BrE//tweɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tweɪn//
 
(old use)
 
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  • two
  • Word Origin Old English twegen, masculine of twā, of Germanic origin.Idioms
    never the twain shall meet
     
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    (saying) used to say that two things are so different that they cannot exist together
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: twain