- auger bit,
- auger effect,
- auger shower,
Origin of aught1
Origin of aught2
verb (used with object) Scot.
- ownership; possession.
- property; a possession.
Origin of aught3
Origin of aught4
Examples from the Web for aught
And indeed I spake to Juturna that she should help her brother; but aught else I know not.Stories from Virgil|Alfred J. Church
Law and justice, my son, are fearfu' things for an honest man to have aught to do wi'.The Road to Paris|Robert Neilson Stephens
The necessity of caring for the pack-horse, perhaps better than aught else, served to restore his faculties.The Frontiersmen|Charles Egbert Craddock
For aught you or I know, every man in the world may be arguing with a Maisie of his own.'The Light That Failed|Rudyard Kipling
There was no time for Farfrae to do aught but one thing, to close with Henchard, for the latter had come on at once.The Mayor of Casterbridge|Thomas Hardy
ought used with a negative or in conditional or interrogative sentences or clauses
Word Origin for aught
"something," Old English awiht "aught, anything, something," literally "e'er a whit," from Proto-Germanic *aiwi "ever" (from PIE *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity;" see eon) + *wihti "thing, anything whatever" (see wight). In Shakespeare, Milton and Pope, aught and ought occur indiscriminately.