adjective Older Use.
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Venetians sip their coffee in quiet squares and walk their dogs along the waterfront with nary a tourist in sight.After the Wedding: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I remember my early years as full of excitement, friends, and adventure, nary an iron bar in sight.
Marshall himself would have nary a cross word for Dixie of course.The ‘Tennessee Crackers’ Would Have Never Happened|Michael Tomasky|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This, of course, contradicted years of NFL statements, and there has been nary a peep since.
It is, in short, the same old dog-eared Republican playbook with nary an acknowledgement that Obama just won reelection.
Nary a rod of corduroy will they lay to give their own young ones a decent walk.Aunt 'Liza's Hero and Other Stories|Annie Fellows Johnston
His money was gone to that bourne whence "nary red" would ever return.The History of Peru|Henry S. Beebe
Nary a bit of hardtack, but the wagons will be along presently, and you can get all you want.An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)|Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
“Nary mind the half-hearted lot,” said Noah Webster, at this juncture putting his spoke in the wheel.Picked up at Sea|J.C. Hutcheson
Howsumdever, thar's nary a thing I wouldn't do for you—you knows thet?'