Definitions

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  • conj. Though.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Though.

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Examples

  • ‘Ah, your honour,’ sighed Dorcas, ‘he is the man to serve your honour well — if ever you should get round again — or thof you were a bit off the hooks, he would no more cheat you than’ — ‘Well, well, we will deal, my girl, you may depend on’t.

    Redgauntlet

  • Make what use yowe pleas of thiss informasion: and belieue me to haue no other motife, than to serue yowe, becavs of yowre vartues, whiche make yowe deserue a better retorne, I am, thof I shall not set my trewe name, yowre grete admirer and seruant,

    Pamela

  • As for madam Lashtniheygo, you nose her picklearities — her head, to be sure, was fintastical; and her spouse had rapt her with a long marokin furze cloak from the land of the selvidges, thof they say it is of immense bally. —

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • But, be he who he will, sartain it is, a has nothing of the gentleman about en; for, thof a asked such a favour, a never once put hand in pocket, or said, ‘Dog, will you drink?’

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • The first was addressed, — ‘For Master W. Ruffin, These.’ — ‘Dear sur, sum of our yong gulpins will not bite, thof I tuold them you shoed me the squoire’s own seel.

    Waverley

  • And thof I was obliged, as my father, who was a clergyman, died worse than nothing, and so could not give me a shilling of portion, to undervalue myself by marrying a poor man; yet I would have you to know, I have a spirit above all them things.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • My father himself was moved, thof a practitioner of the law, and consequently used to distresses. —

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • So that there was no intercourse between them, thof they lived in the same neighbourhood.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • I am, thank God, a vree-born, true-hearted Englishman, and a loyal, thof unworthy, son of the Church — vor all they have done vor H — — r,

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Nay, as for that matter, thof I despise vanity, I can aver with a safe conscience, that I had once the honour to belong to the society called the Town.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

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