[hwair-on, -awn, wair-]
- on what or which.
- Archaic. on what?
Origin of whereon
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Examples from the Web for whereon
At its foot was another door, whereon she knocked four times.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
It towered high over the clouds and rain; and none could say whereon it rested.The Chinese Fairy Book
Or moats, whereon you might row with a Boate, and fish with Nettes.A New Orchard And Garden
So Ben Aboo merely longed for the dawn of that day whereon he should need him no more.The Scapegoat
It is, moreover, that whereon we live,—food and nourishment.
- on what thing or place?
- on which thing, place, etc
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