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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old Norse
Origin: tho

though

2 adverb
     
though2 S1
spoken used after adding a fact, opinion, or question which seems surprising after what you have just said, or which makes what you have just said seem less true:
Two heart attacks in a year. It hasn't stopped him smoking, though.
It sounds like a lot of fun. Isn't it rather risky though?

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