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[neyn] /neɪn/
pronoun, adverb, adjective, Scot.
none1 . Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There's mony aboot 'im 'at'll be sair eneuch upon 'im, but nane the wiser for that!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Gie a bairn his will, and a whelp its fill, and nane o' them will e'er do weel.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • Ye ride sae near the rump, ye'll let nane loup on ahint you.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • She winna skear ta walrus,” whispered Andrew, “for there are nane.

    Steve Young George Manville Fenn
  • "You took a long walk with nane this afternoon in the park," said the Countess.

    Strong as Death Guy de Maupassant
  • I wad greit whiles, 'cause ither laddies had a father an' I had nane.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Then they sent me on a lang errand away to Ellon; and when I got back there was nane there.

  • Skeat puts a comma after nane, but what, then, is the subject of wes?

    The Bruce John Barbour
  • They were nane o your new-made leddies, but come o a pedigree.

    The Entail

    John Galt
  • There was gaun to be nane o' their hardenin' dydoes wi' Alexander.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for nane


a Scot word for none1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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