Definitions

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  • adv. From elsewhere; from some other place or source.

Etymologies

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Else, “other” + whence, “from which (place or source)”, on the pattern of elsewhere.

Examples

  • People pass at every moment, coming out of the house or elsewhence.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • She accepts another's as readily as her own; she is satisfied so long as her back is burdened with a swarming crowd, whether it issue from her ovaries or elsewhence.

    The Life of the Spider

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