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leastways (adv.)

1825, obsolete colloquial, from least + way (n.). Regarded as vulgar, but simply a one-word form of Chaucer's leest weye (late 14c.). Compare leastwise (adv.) "in the least, at least," attested from 1610s, 1530s as two words.

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Definitions of leastways from WordNet

leastways (adv.)
if nothing else (`leastwise' is informal and `leastways' is colloquial);
Synonyms: at least / leastwise / at any rate
From wordnet.princeton.edu