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[els-hwith-er, -with-, els-hwith-, -with-]
adverb Archaic.
  1. in another direction; toward a different place or goal.
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Origin of elsewhither

before 1000; Middle English elleswhider, Old English elleshwider. See else, whither
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Examples from the Web for elsewhither

Historical Examples

  • For if they have failed in sending him to the Bosphorus, they will succeed in sending him elsewhither.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • Betty had not arrived; her flight had been elsewhither; and her stricken mother divined with whom.

  • Eternity: thither, of a truth, not elsewhither, art thou and all things bound!

  • If she went to Paris or elsewhither for a few days, everyone in the village felt her absence.


    Mortimer Menpes and Dorothy Menpes