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whitherward

or whith·er·wards

[ hwith-er-werd, with- ]

adverb

, Archaic.
  1. toward what place; in what direction.


whitherward

/ ˈwɪðəwəd /

adverb

  1. archaic.
    in which direction


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Word History and Origins

Origin of whitherward1

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; whither, -ward

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Example Sentences

Then said Hallblithe: “Wilt thou have me row, for I wot not whitherward to steer?”

Nobody resists; town-guards at once ground arms, and there is no soldier visible; soldiers all ebbing away, whitherward we guess.

The rest of the companions were ordered aboard, they obeyed; off they sail again on the hoary deep—whitherward?

Consider well, I beseech you, whitherward these speculations tend.

So he pursued his way till night descended upon him, and still he drove ever forward, he knew not whitherward.

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