whenas
conjunction Etymology: Middle English (Scots) when as, from Middle English when + as Date: 15th century archaic when

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  • Whenas — When as , conj. Whereas; while [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whenas, if they would inquire into themselves, they would find no such matter. Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whenas — early 15c., from WHEN (Cf. when) + AS (Cf. as) …   Etymology dictionary

  • whenas — [hwen az′, wenaz′] conj. [ WHEN + AS1] 1. Archaic when 2. Archaic inasmuch as 3. Obs. whereas …   English World dictionary

  • whenas — (ˈ)(h)we|naz, (h]wəˈ conjunction Etymology: Middle English (Scots) when as, from Middle English when (I) + as 1. archaic : at the or any time when …   Useful english dictionary

  • whenas — /hwen az , wen , hweuhn , weuhn /, conj. 1. Archaic. a. when. b. inasmuch as. 2. Obs. whereas. [1375 1425; late ME; see WHEN, AS1] * * * …   Universalium

  • whenas — 1. adverb /ˈwɛnaz,wɛˈnaz/ When; at the time (which). 2. conjunction /ˈwɛnaz,wɛˈnaz/ a) When. b) Whereas …   Wiktionary

  • whenas — when Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • whenas — when·as …   English syllables

  • whenas — when•as [[t](h)wɛnˈæz, wɛn , (h)wən , wən [/t]] conj. archaic when …   From formal English to slang

  • whenas — /wɛnˈæz/ (say wen az) conjunction Archaic when; whereas …   Australian English dictionary

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