thataway

[that-uh-wey]
adverb Older Use.
1.
in or toward the direction pointed out: The outlaws went thataway when they rode out of town.
2.
in the manner indicated: You'll get an electric shock if you do it thataway.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism; alteration of that way

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