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  • adv. From what time.
  • adv. (as an interrogative interjection) Used to indicate doubt as to the veracity of a statement.


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  • If he hadn’t used the phrase that night by the borehead she would not have wondered, but he had used it, and countless were the nights since when she had lain puzzling as to what he could possibly have meant.

    The Thorn Birds

  • She and Lal Singh and a few other courtiers had been taken prisoner by the Khalsa at the time of the murder, but released soon after, since when they'd been politicking furiously with Dinanath and the panches, arranging a compromise.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • Not that it mattered, since when they reached Carpea, he would happily pass the problem to real officers.

    Shield of Thunder

  • Pineapple carpaccio, very difficult, since when you slice the outer layer of pineapple it tends to fall apart so you really need to slice it from the tender flesh right next to the core.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • ‘And since when has hockey-playing become a qualification for judging neck rest and arms upward stretch?’

    Laurels are Poison

  • Eiric knew, such catapults were an encumbrance, since when they reached that size they were difficult to rewind and gave lighter war-machines the advan - tage.



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