[hwith -er-werd, with -]
- toward what place; in what direction.
Origin of whitherward
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Examples from the Web for whitherward
Gone veritably; but whitherward Daun cannot form the least guess.
Into the Night; men and goods, every item:—who shall say whitherward?
Then said Hallblithe: “Wilt thou have me row, for I wot not whitherward to steer?”The Story of the Glittering Plain
Consider well, I beseech you, whitherward these speculations tend.Letters of John Calvin, Volume I (of 4)
With a single slave he flies that same night;—but whitherward?Early Kings of Norway
- archaic, or poetic in which direction
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