pronoun Date: 12th century whoever

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Whoso — Who so, pron. Whosoever. Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] Whoso shrinks or falters now, . . . Brand the craven on his brow! Whittier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whoso — [ho͞o′sō] pron. [ME wha swa < OE: see WHO & SO1] Archaic whoever; whosoever …   English World dictionary

  • whoso — pronoun whomsoever, whatever person And whoso findeth by the sea …   Wiktionary

  • whoso — /hooh soh/, pron.; objective whomso. whosoever; whoever. [1125 75; ME, early ME hwa swa, OE (swa) hwa swa. See WHO, SO1] * * * …   Universalium

  • whoso — pron. Wright’s L. P. p. 26; [whose]. Ibid. p. 114 …   Oldest English Words

  • whoso — pron. whoever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whoso — pronoun archaic term for whoever. Origin ME: shortening OE swā hwā swā so who so …   English new terms dictionary

  • whoso — who·so …   English syllables

  • whoso — who•so [[t]ˈhu soʊ[/t]] pron. objective whom•so fun whosoever; whoever • Etymology: 1125–75; ME, early ME hwa swa, OE (swā) hwā swā. See who, so I …   From formal English to slang

  • whoso — /ˈhusoʊ/ (say hoohsoh) pronoun (relative) Archaic whosoever; whoever …   Australian English dictionary

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