Whence comes this splendid feast?
The dog was coal black from nose to tail, whence the name Shadow.
An example of whence is asking a person where they are from by saying "From whence do you come?"
Whence does he find his strength?
I know whence he comes.
We went home, whence we departed soon after.
Return whence you came.
There was no reply, whence he inferred that all had gone.
From French, whence we get most of our modern cooking terms.
I scored more than you in the exam, whence we can conclude that I am better at the subject than you are.
Whence came this traveler?
An example of whence is saying you'll send a person back to where they came from; from when they came.
Origin of whence
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English whennes, from Old English hwanone (with adverbial genitive -s), related to hwænne.