/dhens'fawrth", -fohrth", dhens"fawrth', -fohrth'/, adv.
from that time or place onward.
Also, thenceforward /dhens'fawr"weuhrd/, thenceforwards.
[1325-75; ME thennes forth (cf. OE thanonforth). See THENCE, FORTH]

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