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naught sb. (sometimes confused with “nought” =nothing)
1. “set at ,” slight, despise Gent. I. i. 68, 2H4 V. ii. 85, Cor. III. i. 269; “call all to ,” abuse or decry vehemently Ven. 993 (Qq1-4 “nought); be ,” efface yourself, withdraw AYL. I. i. 39.
2. wickedness, wrong R3 I. i. 99 “He that doth with her;—thing of ,” something wicked MND. IV. ii. 15.
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