thither and yon

thither and yon

1. In many different places; everywhere I try to keep some cash thither and yon around the house in case of emergences. We've looked thither and yon for the missing girl, but so far we've found not a trace.
2. In many different directions; this way and that. People ran thither and yon when the store opened its doors for the big sale. They found the poor mongrel wandering thither and yon.
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thither and yon

there and everywhere. (Stilted or jocular.) I sent my resume thither and yon, but no one responded. The children are all scattered thither and yon, and it is difficult for them to get home for the holidays.
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Having spent the last month or so travelling thither and yon, I want to spend a day in an air traffic control room, to see how on earth they handle flights.
For years, the American Civil Liberties Union has run thither and yon clucking about abusive federal powers.