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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Thence \Thence\, adv. [OE. thenne, thanne, and (with the adverbal -s; see -wards) thennes, thannes (hence thens, now written thence), AS. [eth]anon, [eth]anan, [eth]onan; akin to OHG. dannana, dann[=a]n, dan[=a]n, and G. von dannen, E. that, there. See That.] 1. From that place. "Bid him thence go." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] When ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. --Mark vi. 11. [1913 Webster] Note: It is not unusual, though pleonastic, to use from before thence. Cf. Hence, Whence. [1913 Webster] Then I will send, and fetch thee from thence. --Gen. xxvii. 45. [1913 Webster] 2. From that time; thenceforth; thereafter. [1913 Webster] There shall be no more thence an infant of days. --Isa. lxv. 20. [1913 Webster] 3. For that reason; therefore. [1913 Webster] Not to sit idle with so great a gift Useless, and thence ridiculous, about him. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Not there; elsewhere; absent. [Poetic] --Shak. [1913 Webster]