thereaway

adverb

Definition of thereaway

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  approximately, thereabouts separated by a series of short portages well known to the Sioux, who had hunted thereaway for generations — William Watts Folwell

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Origin and Etymology of thereaway

Middle English there away, from 1there + away


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