- by some means; somehow.
Origin of somewise
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Examples from the Web for somewise
To you, therefore, these occasional writings will be in somewise addressed.An Ocean Tramp
A door I made in somewise, and for a window I had a piece of transparent skin, having no glass.The Deemster
Dopsy felt her hopes in somewise revived by Mr. Tregonell's manner of looking at things.Mount Royal, Volume 2 of 3
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Let us do what is needful, bow to the right, and in somewise forsake the wrong, and mend where we have broken.
"I shall come next week," says the professor, troubled in somewise by the meaning in her eyes.A Little Rebel
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
- in some way or to some degree; somehow (archaic, except in the phrase in somewise)
C15: from some + -wise
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