Definition of Least of all
1. Adverb. Especially not. "Nobody, least of all Joe, agreed with me"
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Literary usage of Least of all
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1853)
"... half-drowned man whom the Dutch skipper could not choose but turn aside to save ; and least of all could any one have imagined the strange pitiful scene ..."
2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... and did not understand the New England Character—least of all did he understand its Clergy—Character of the Virginia Clergy—Different Circumstances of ..."
3. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... a territory as Texas, larger than France, and almost as fair ; least of all now, just when the spirit of liberty is hovering over it, in act to descend. ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Only two of the ll^cts offered were not sold. laborers suffered least of all as agriculture was little affected and the war tended to raise the D*iee-c4- ..."