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[th ens-fawrth, -fohrth, th ens-fawrth, -fohrth] /ˌðɛnsˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ, ˈðɛnsˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ/
from that time or place onward.
Also, thenceforward
[th ens-fawr-werd] /ˌðɛnsˈfɔr wərd/ (Show IPA),
Origin of thenceforth
1325-75; Middle English thennes forth (compare Old English thanonforth). See thence, forth Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To the major it was thenceforth chamber and chapel and monument.

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
  • thenceforth, all these royal souvenirs had passed into oblivion.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • She had taken him for granted, and thenceforth judged him by the intention and not the act.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • thenceforth, having learned, it was her first thought on feeling pain.

    Johnny Bear E. T. Seton
  • Our peaceful convent was from thenceforth like a bee-hive into which a hornet had entered.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • thenceforth this idea haunted them, and their suspense began once more.

  • From thenceforth she lived solely for deeds of charity on a colossal scale.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • There I got another momentary glimpse of him and thenceforth saw him no more.

    Recollections David Christie Murray
  • This famous engagement was thenceforth known as the Battle of Playa Honda.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
  • thenceforth Harlow determined to set up as a painter on his own account.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook
Word Origin and History for thenceforth

late 14c., from thence + forth.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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