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Definitions of nought

  1. a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Nothing; zero; naught; as, he gained nought and lost all. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Not anything: nothing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. In no degree; to come to nought, to be brought to nothing; to set at nought, to slight; to despise; to disregard. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for nought

  1. Do you, that have nought other to lament, Never, my Love, repent Of how, that July afternoon, You went, With sudden, unintelligible phrase, And frighten'd eye, Upon your journey of so many days, Without a single kiss, or a good- bye? – The Unknown Eros by Coventry Patmore
  2. Many said their advice, and some knew him for Sir Tristram, and held their peace and would nought say. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
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