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whether englanniksi

  1. Which of two.

  2. 1590, (w), ''(w)'', Book III

  3. But to whether side fortune would have been partial could not be determined.
  4. 1596, (w), ''(w)'', Book IV, Canto III:

  5. Whilst thus the case in doubtfull ballance hong,
    Vnsure to whether side it would incline,
  6. 1633, (w), ''The Temple'', The Pearl:

  7. In vies of favours whether party gains...
  8. Which of two. (defdate)

  9. 1526, William Tyndale, trans. ''Bible'', Matthew XXVII:

  10. The debite answered and sayde unto them: whether of the twayne will ye that I lett loosse unto you?
  11. (RQ:KJV)

  12. Whether of them twain did the will of his father?
  13. 1720, (w), ''(w)''

  14. I told them we were in a country where we all knew there was a great deal of gold, and that all the world sent ships thither to get it; that we did not indeed know where it was, and so we might get a great deal, or a little, we did not know whether; ...
  15. (RQ:Swift Gulliver)

  16. On the 17th, we came in full view of a great island, or continent (for we knew not whether;) on the south side whereof was a small neck of land jutting out into the sea, and a creek too shallow to hold a ship of above one hundred tons.
  17. (non-gloss definition)) which indicates doubt between alternatives.

  18. 1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', Mark II:

  19. whether ys it easyer to saye to the sicke of the palsey, thy synnes ar forgeven the: or to saye, aryse, take uppe thy beed and walke?
  20. 1616, (w), ''(w)'', I.i:

  21. Whether hadst thou rather be a Faulconbridge, ... Or the reputed sonne of Cordelion?
  22. (non-gloss definition)).

  23. (ux)

    (ux)

  24. (RQ:Birmingham Gossamer). My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get.(..)I do not suppose that it matters much in reality whether laws are made by dukes or cornerboys, but I like, as far as possible, to associate with gentlemen in private life.

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  27. (non-gloss definition).