Origin of whenas
Examples from the Web for whenas
Sigurd answers, "Whenas men meet foes in fight, better is stout heart than sharp sword."
In what wise do ye note the wearing of the hours, whenas night grows old, if ye may not see the lights of heaven?
Whenas he came into the bed, he took the damsel in his arms and asked her softly, as if in sport, if she chose to be his wife.The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio|Giovanni Boccaccio
They entered the chamber, wherein now was no man, as the Baron would have it whenas he listed to sleep.The Sundering Flood|William Morris
Whenas the wheel which thou dost ever guide, Desired Spirit!The Vision of Paradise, Complete|Dante Alighieri
- when; whenever
- inasmuch as; while