Thence (?), adv. [OE. thenne, thanne, and (with the adverbal -s; see -wards) thennes, thannes (hence thens, now written thence), AS. [eth]anon, [eth]anan, [eth]onan; akin to OHG. dannana, dannan, danan, and G. von dannen, E. that, there. See That.]
From that place.
"Bid him thence
When ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them.
Mark vi. 11.
⇒ It is not unusual, though pleonastic, to use from before thence. Cf. Hence, Whence.
Then I will send, and fetch thee from thence.
Gen. xxvii. 45.
From that time; thenceforth; thereafter.
There shall be no more thence an infant of days.
Isa. lxv. 20.
For that reason; therefore.
Not to sit idle with so great a gift
Useless, and thence ridiculous, about him.
Not there; elsewhere; absent.
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