Meaning of LEAST in English

LEAST

see: little Etymology: Middle English leest, from Old English lǣst, superlative of lǣssa less Date: before 12th century lowest in importance or position, 2. smallest in size or degree, being a member of a kind distinguished by diminutive size , smallest possible ; slightest, II. noun Date: 12th century one that is ~, see: little Date: 13th century in the smallest or lowest degree

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