Definition of so as
1a obsolete : so 1a I hope you shall receive honorable requital of his amicable ambassade so as you shall have no cause to regret his arrival — Elizabeth I b : so 1b repeated aloud so as there'd be no chance of a mistake — G. W. Brace
2 : provide that could play 'em a tune on any sort of pot you please, so as it was iron or block tin — Charles Dickens
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