naught

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From the Middle English naught, nought, naht, nawiht, from Old English nawiht, "no whit".

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naught ‎(countable and uncountable, plural naughts)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) (now rare or archaic in US, Canada) Zero.
    Yet another naught on the scoreboard for the home team.
  2. (Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) (now rare or archaic in US, Canada) Nothing; nothingness.
    Naught can come of this, you mark my words.

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naught

  1. nothing

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