nowt

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[nout]
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noun, plural nowt. Scot. and North England.

an ox.
a herd of cattle.

Nearby words

  1. nowheresville,
  2. nowhither,
  3. nowise,
  4. nown,
  5. nowruz,
  6. nowty,
  7. nowy,
  8. nox,
  9. noxious,
  10. noxiously

Origin of nowt

1
1150–1200; Middle English < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse naut, neat2

nowt

2
[noht]

noun British Dialect.

naught; nothing.
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British Dictionary definitions for nowt

nowt

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noun

Northern English a dialect word for nothing

Word Origin for nowt

from naught

noun

Scot and Northern English a dialect word for bullock, cattle

Word Origin for nowt

C13: from Old Norse naut; see neat ²

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