[hou-bee-it] /haʊˈbi ɪt/
Archaic. nevertheless.
Obsolete, although.
1350–1400; Middle English how be it however it may be; parallel to albeit
Example Sentences for howbeit
It is, in short, a thoroughly pleasant entertainment-howbeit reminiscent-with a thoroughly pleasant cast to grace it.
Howbeit these things surely lie on the knees of the gods, whether he shall return or not, and take vengeance in his halls.
Howbeit the hair of his head began to grow again after he was shaven.
Howbeit the high places were not removed: the people sacrificed and burned incense still in the high places.
Howbeit he shook off the creature into the fire, and took no harm.
Howbeit there be many birds that fly to and fro under the sun's rays, but all are not birds of fate.
Only one was able to secure fulltime employment, howbeit without health benefits.
British Dictionary definitions for howbeit
howbeit (haʊˈbiːɪt)
sentence connector
1.  however
2.  (subordinating) though; although

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Word Origin and History for howbeit
late 14c., contraction of how be it.
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