- From na + the + less. Compare later netheless. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English nā thē lǣs, not less by that : nā, no; see no1 + thȳ, thē : instrumental case of se, this, that; see to- in Indo-European roots + lǣs, less; see less. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The images borne to the disesed are natheless a symbol of Our Father's sacred promyse to N'er Let Us Downe”
“When a ship of war goeth forth to battle with her crew, consisting of sundry foremast-men and various officers, such subordinate persons are not said to gain or lose the vessel which they have manned or attacked, (although each was natheless sufficiently active in his own department;) but it is forthwith bruited and noised abroad, without further phrase, that Captain Jedediah Cleishbotham hath lost such”
“Jahannam; natheless in it are a thousand mountains of fire, in each mountain seventy thousand cities of fire, in each city seventy thousand castles of fire, in each castle seventy thousand houses of fire, in each house seventy thousand couches of fire and in each couch seventy thousand manners of torment.”
“He had tortured the lady with exceeding tortures, natheless she would not confess to him aught; so he took the hatchet and sandals and said to her, As surely as I am”
“And the Moon (ye have said it yourself, Sir John, natheless, is it true) is of lightly moving, for to go diverse ways, and see strange things, and other diversities of the Worlde.”
“Payneem, natheless he served wel God, aftre his lawe: and oure Lord toke his service to his plesance.”
“And if he doth not return, this Wilfred may natheless repay us our charges when he shall gain treasure by the strength of his spear and of his sword, even as he did yesterday and this day also.”
“He had, natheless, one or two particular friends, such as him to whom this book is dedicated, and a few persons whom he knew he had seen before, but, broadly speaking, there were in his world of men, only his mistress, and — the almighty.”
“I know why Harlan chose the Aztecs, but natheless, the setting just doesn't cohere.”
“And there was a vat of silver that was moved by craft to open in the which lay strange fishes withouten heads though misbelieving men nie that this be possible thing without they see it natheless they are so.”
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Words ending with *more or *less, more or less. Many of theses terms also appear on the list The -less Said, which see.
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