from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb On or upon this, that, or it.
  • adverb Archaic Following that immediately; thereupon.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • On that.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb On that or this.

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  • adverb on that.

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  • adverb on that


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  • Then he gave orders to sweep a bench behind the door and, spreading on it a sitting-rug and a leather-cloth, seated Nur al-Din thereon and loosed his shackles and entreated him kindly.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Except that, with a speed which denied his lazy air, while she and Hugo were making their devoirs, he had taken her dance card from her nerveless fingers and scribbled his name thereon, using the little pencil attached.

    The Outrageous Dowager

  • No other record of the receipt of such a request and the action taken thereon is required.


  • The following-described tract of land comprising a portion of the Phoenix Indian School Reserve at Phoenix, Arizona, together with all improvements thereon is hereby transferred from the control and jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior to the control and jurisdiction of the Veterans\ 'Administration:


  • There he was observed opening a mailbox, and the name thereon was duly recorded.

    Ten From Infinity

  • Rome, under the republic, allowed no individual the right to coin money; no magistrate could put his name thereon, though this honor was sometimes allowed, as

    Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)

  • So King Olaf gave him his word thereon, and made over to him lands in the east at Konungahella, and at Oslo, at

    The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)

  • The clerk of every city and of every town divided into voting precincts shall furnish to the clerk of each voting precinct a seal of suitable device, with a designation thereon of such precinct; and such seal shall be used in sealing all envelopes or other containers required by law to be used at elections.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • a new name thereon, and the record of deeds and words which only He that seeth in secret knows.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866

  • Now, having entrenched himself, he did cast up four mounts against the town: the first he called Mount Diabolus, putting his own name thereon, the more to affright the town of Mansoul; the other three he called thus, Mount

    The Holy War


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