whenas

whenas

[hwen-az, wen-, hwuhn-, wuhn-]
conjunction
1.
Archaic.
a.
b.
inasmuch as.
2.
Obsolete, whereas.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see when, as1

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whenas (wɛnˈæz)
 
conj
1.  archaic
 a.  when; whenever
 b.  inasmuch as; while
2.  obsolete whereas; although

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whenas
1423, from when + as.
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