from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- pro. Who; whoever; whatever person.
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- pro. whomsoever, whatever person
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- pro. Whosoever.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Whosoever; whoever.
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So whoso is minded to have the volume, let him address himself to achieve the treasure of
‘Ho, ye people all, great and small, gentle and simple, men and boys, whoso is found in a boat on the Tigris by night, I will strike off his head or hang him to the mast of his craft!’
For whoso is minded to make him a house must repair to the King and say to him, ‘I wish to make me a house in such a place.’
Praise be to Allah who hath bestowed thee on me and appointed thee to be the cause of my salvation and the salvation of whoso is with me!
As for her I want to sell her, but after the dog her brother fell sick, the separation from him was grievous to her, and since then she doth nothing but weep, and now I wish that whoso is minded to buy her of me speak softly to her and say, ‘Thy brother is with me in Jerusalem ill’; and I will be easy with him about her price.
Now those whose characteristics are craft and cunning, must not be trusted upon oath; and whoso is not to be trusted upon oath, in him there is no good faith.
I turn him away, and whoso is patient hath his desire.
Therefore, let whoso is wise purify his own conduct, and accomplish the Path leading even to Nibbana. '
And "whoso is wise will observe these things and discern" a providential purpose in bringing
And whoso is wise will observe these things, and understand by them the lovingkindness of the Lord.