I was a baby, as you may say; leastwise a child of three or four.
Taking "lest" for least, can it have been used for at least, or as some people say, leastwise?
leastwise, that's what it amounts to, though that ain't the language he made use of.
leastwise, he ain't what you'd go so far as to call a boon companion.
"I reckon so; leastwise I used to get my mail here," answered Roy, a bit startled.
Don't let her get any nearer, leastwise while he's aloft with the glasses.
leastwise, don't s-s-sorter seem to r-recall no such n-name, Miss.
The baby did n't cry no more that night; leastwise we did n't hear it if it did cry.
leastwise, he ain't there, and his man can't get Mr. Billings to go.
But it is n't for a man to have them feelin's—leastwise, it is n't for him to tell uv 'em.