Related to altho: To catch up, although, call on, in favor


conj. Informal
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a short form of although
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conj. Pron. Spelling.
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References in classic literature ?
Altho' I cannot agree with you in supposing that I shall never again be exposed to Misfortunes as unmerited as those I have already experienced, yet to avoid the imputation of Obstinacy or ill-nature, I will gratify the curiosity of your daughter; and may the fortitude with which I have suffered the many afflictions of my past Life, prove to her a useful lesson for the support of those which may befall her in her own.
'"So I take the privilidge of the day, Mary, my dear--as the gen'l'm'n in difficulties did, ven he valked out of a Sunday--to tell you that the first and only time I see you, your likeness was took on my hart in much quicker time and brighter colours than ever a likeness was took by the profeel macheen (wich p'raps you may have heerd on Mary my dear) altho it DOES finish a portrait and put the frame and glass on complete, with a hook at the end to hang it up by, and all in two minutes and a quarter."'
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Our work is not easy, altho the general impression is, that all we do is stand around and look nice.
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We whose names are hereunto subscribed, Inhabitants of the City and County of New-York, beg leave to inform your Excellencies: that altho most of us have subscribed a general Representation with many other of the Inhabitants; yet we wish that our conduct, in maintaining inviolate our loyalty to our Sovereign, against the strong tide of oppression and tyranny, which has almost overwhelmed this Land, may be marked by some line of distinction, which cannot well be drawn from the mode of Representation that has been adopted for the Inhabitants in general.
Altho ugh the 28-year-old was given extra time back at the club's HQ to get into shape ahead of the new season, it is understood he is no longer in Mauricio Pochettino's long-term plans.
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I think and dream and plan on eating and tasting and enjoying every meal I've ever enjoyed and every meal I've learned to enjoy in my imagination, Altho I've never met a meal I didn't like in the last 40 years except anything with too much cilantro (sic)."
But I have seen all along my Life, Such Selfishness, and Littleness even in New England, that I sometimes tremble to think that, altho We are engaged in the best Cause that ever employed the Human Heart, yet the Prospect of success is doubtfull not for Want of Power or of Wisdom, but of Virtue.
E Altho wit Ga aC Although the Black and Whites are still without captain Gareth Ellis due to an injury, Catalans are looking in far worse shape, squadwise, with the Dragons having received permission to register former Carpentras centre Arthur Romano in time for the Hull tie.
Altho squaws is Narragansett for woman or wife, it's now considered offensive.