Definitions

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  • adv. somehow; in some manner, by some means.

Etymologies

some +‎ -wise (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The name of Satan is Babylonian, and is in somewise the Arimanes of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • And we all to think we know, but somewise to be just a-lack when that it doth come to the proof.

    The Night Land

  • And I to learn the hour alway, by a little shining of the Diskos upon my time-dial, which I have told did be somewise as the watch of this our present Age.

    The Night Land

  • And we went downward of the Gorge at a strong speed, for there did be somewise of fifteen hours good journey, ere that we come out upon the far side of that place where the Monsters did be, and this did be three hours to the upward beginning of that place, and twelve hours journey then, in the least, that we should take to go through again into the light of the Gorge below.

    The Night Land

  • And the Vale of Red Fire did be soon afar off unto my right, and the bulk of the Watcher of the North – East to be somewise unto my left, before me; and the great back to be toward me.

    The Night Land

  • And this thing I have said somewise before this time.

    The Night Land

  • And the Bird-creature lay all spread upon the stones and the rock of that place; and surely it did be as that it were leathern, and made somewise as a bat doth be of this age, in that it did have no feathers.

    The Night Land

  • And thiswise you to be in human sympathy with me, because that you do feel that I be honest with you, and somewise even now to your elbow, as you read.

    The Night Land

  • And the midmost tree I put something more forward than the next; and so, until that which did be the front was shaped somewise like to the bow of a ship.

    The Night Land

  • Now, in a little while, I felt that the ground did be sloped upward before us a little, and by this thing I saw that I had known aright, for that there did be a ridge that hid the Land somewise over unto the part where I lookt to find the mouth of the Upward

    The Night Land

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