Definition for NAUGHT

NAUGHT, n. [naut; Sax. naht, nauht, compounded of ne and aught or wiht, a creature, wight; Goth. niwaiht. Waiht coincides with wight, L. quid, quod. See Aught. This word should not be written nought.]

Nothing. Doth Job serve God for naught? Job i. Thou sellest thy people for naught. Ps. xliv. To set at naught, to slight, disregard or despise. Ye have set at naught all my counsel. Prov. i.

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