nowt


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nowt

(naʊt)
n
Northern English a dialect word for nothing
[from naught]

nowt

(naʊt)
n
Scot and Northern English a dialect word for bullock, cattle
[C13: from Old Norse naut; see neat2]
Translations

nowt

[ˈnaʊt] (British) pron (= nothing) → ne ... rien

nowt

n, pron, adv (Brit, dial) → nix (inf), → nischt (dial, inf)
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Sir, I hope I never had nowt to say, not fitten for a born lady to year, sin' I were born mysen',' was the reply, accompanied with a slight flush.
It be all fool-talk, lock, stock, and barrel, that's what it be and nowt else.
But that's his way, Miss Grey: when he comes into a poor body's house a-seein' sick folk, he like notices what they most stand i' need on; an' if he thinks they can't readily get it therseln, he never says nowt about it, but just gets it for 'em.
at 'ud do that, 'at has as little as he has: for you know, mum, he's nowt at all to live on but what he gets fra' th' Rector, an' that's little enough they say.
Dan'l, my good man,' said she, 'you must eat and drink, and keep up your strength, for without it you'll do nowt.
All the heaps of riches in the wureld would be nowt to me (if they was mine) to buy her back
Bud yah're a nowt, and it's no use talking - yah'll niver mend o'yer ill ways, but goa raight to t' divil, like yer mother afore ye
And when it come to character, warn't it Compeyson as had been to the school, and warn't it his schoolfellows as was in this position and in that, and warn't it him as had been know'd by witnesses in such clubs and societies, and nowt to his disadvantage?
     He can't hear nowt [sic] that's going.
Reputations count for nowt when a new manager comes in.
have swam in Spanish waters, Seen Egypt's crowning jewel, But when I lay my head on my bed, There's nowt like Liverpool have seen the sights of London, Strolled the vias of ancient Rome, Raised a glass or two in Bangkok, When I knew I was coming home, have lazed on Europe's beaches, Mount Etna was so cool.
There was a very audible gulp of gin and tonic from the female family members when he suddenly graced our living room, seductively leaning on a door frame in nowt but a towel.