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THENCE, adverb thens.

1. From that place.

When you depart thence shake off the dust of your feet. Mark 6:1.

It is more usual, though not necessary, to use from before thence

Then will I send and fetch thee from thence Genesis 27:9.

2. From that time.

There shall be no more thence an infant of days. Isaiah 65:20.

3. For that reason.

Not to sit idle with so great a gift

Useless, and thence ridiculous, about him.