[hwair-uhv, -ov, wair-]
- of what, which, or whom.
Origin of whereof
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Examples from the Web for whereof
Betty heard this speech, whereof she only fully understood the end, and trembled.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
Whereof this letter, sealed with our affixed seal, is witness.Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
The only result was that the Bishop lost 500, whereof 300 were subscribed by the people.The Little Manx Nation - 1891
Whereof, by your light, you can judge and see that it is darkness.
The devise of the Embassage from Lubber-land, whereof also a parte was made.Christmas: Its Origin and Associations
William Francis Dawson
- of what or which person or thing?
- of which (person or thing)the man whereof I speak is no longer alive
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Word Origin and History for whereof
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