howbeit

[hou-bee-it]
adverb
1.
Archaic. nevertheless.
conjunction
2.
Obsolete, although.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English how be it however it may be; parallel to albeit

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howbeit (haʊˈbiːɪt)
 
sentence connector
1.  however
 
conj
2.  (subordinating) though; although

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howbeit
late 14c., contraction of how be it.
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Example sentences
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.
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