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- adj. Clipping of whatsoever.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Whatsoever; whosoever; whatever; anything that.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of whatever character, kind, or sort; no matter what (person or thing): an indefinite relative use.
- No matter what or who; whatsoever; whosoever.
- Sometimes written as two separate words.
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Replied Nur al-Huda, By Allah, O my sister, thou sayest sooth in whatso thou tellest me of the marvels which this man hath seen and suffered; and none may fail of respect to him.
Lord who knoweth whatso is concealed364 from the eye and what is hidden in the breasts.
At this moment, behold, they heard a voice from without the door say, “By Allah, O my lady Manar al-Sana, I will not open to thee and thy husband Hasan, except ye obey me in whatso I shall say to you!”
But whatso is predestined to a man, that needs must be, and none knoweth what shall befal him.
Answered the Wazir, “Yes, O Commander of the Faithful; I see a dim figure on a high mound; belike he is the keeper of a garden or of a cucumber-plot, and in whatso wise water will not be lacking in his neighborhood;” presently adding,
So saying, he gave him a kick and he moved; whereupon quoth the Fireman, “Some one of you who hath eaten a bit of Hashish and hath thrown himself down in whatso place it be!”
“O my cousin, I have a great service to ask of thee; and I desire that thou stay me not in whatso I desire to do!”
“Do, O my brother, as thou desirest,” the younger replied, “for right is thy recking and surely I will comply with thee in whatso thou sayest.”
Quoth the boy, “Swear to me an oath that thou wilt not gainsay me in whatso I shall say to thee and that I from that which I fear shall be safe,” and quoth the King,
The Lord commanded us not to do harm, lest sin attach to us; wherefore it befitteth us to take compt of whatso is right to do, for that the Almighty biddeth us naught but good in all cases and forbiddeth us only from evil; but what we do, we do of our own design, be it fair or faulty.