from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- conj. Regardless of the fact that; even though.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- conj. Though, even though, in spite of the fact that: introducing a clause that expresses a concession.
- conj. But, except.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- conj. Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Admitting that; in spite of the fact that; notwithstanding (that); though.
Middle English : al, all; see all + though, though; see though.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from Old English althagh, compound of eall ("all (emphatic)") + þeah ("though") (Wiktionary)