Definition of whose
- whose gorgeous vesture heaps the ground
- —Robert Browning
- the law courts, whose decisions were important
- —F. L. Mott
- the first poem whose publication he ever sanctioned
- —J. W. Krutch
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
—used in questions to ask who owns something, has something, etc.
—used to show which person or thing you are talking about
—used to give more information about a person or thing that has already been mentioned
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