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wherethrough

[hwair-throo, wair-]
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  1. through, during, or because of which.
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Origin of wherethrough

First recorded in 1175–1225, wherethrough is from the Middle English word hwerthrough. See where, through
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Historical Examples of wherethrough

  • These are the two golden pipes, or rather conduits, wherethrough the olivebranches empty themselves into the gold.

    Lectures on Bible Revision

    Samuel Newth

  • This Solomon had an evil wife, wherethrough he weened that there had been no good woman, and so he despised them in his books.

  • This Solomon had an evil wife, wherethrough he weened that there had been no good women, and so he despised them in his books.

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

    Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed

  • Wherethrough Merlin's words King Arthur gave him an earldom of lands that fell unto him.

  • A variance fell in London between the goldsmiths and the tailors, wherethrough many men were slain.