- (archaic) nevertheless, Nevertheless.
Etymology: From na + the + less.
1819: And if he doth not return, this Wilfred may 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. " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
1885: He had tortured the lady with exceeding tortures, she would not confess to him aught " Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Night 13
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