What does the word whereon mean?

Usage examples for whereon

  1. All the younger ladies stood about the table, whereon the cake stood displayed, gaps being left for those sitting to feast their vision, and intrude the comments and speculations continually arising from fresh shocks of wonder at the unaccountable apparition. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Then he passed on to the history of the death of the two sailors who had attested the will, and to the account of Augusta's ultimate rescue, finally closing his examination- in- chief just as the clock struck four, whereon the Court adjourned till the following day. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  3. On one side of the ground there was a steep bank, on the top of which a chair or throne was placed, whereon sat a tall fine- looking negro, dressed somewhat in military style, while a number of other men sat round him. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston