aught aught

Definition(s):

  • (n) a quantity of no importance

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Nor fear that you waste aught of value.
  2. I come neither asking forgiveness nor bowed down with shame; but proudly to proclaim to you that I have done no wrong nor aught that merits rebuke from you, my dearest friends.
  3. When a child or a servant buys something in a shopor even the mayor or the governor, for aught I know he finishes the operation by saying:.

News

  • ATTARDO: History and fishing meld into Conneaut Lake

    Back before you and I were born - at least me anyway - a great glacier covered northwestern Pennsylvania and when the glacier retreated in the slow, scouring way that only great glaciers retreat, it formed Conneaut Lake. Today Conneaut (roughly pronounced con-EE-aught) is the state's largest natural lake, though it has been somewhat humanly enhanced. Both the fragmented glacier and Industrial ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Mercury

Quotes

  1. "I think the quartet aught to meet at an appropriate time. Condoleezza Rice will be going to the Middle East shortly, she'll come back and report not only to me but also to the Chancellor about how we can move the process forward," said Bush.
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Euronews.net

  2. "When people start talking in the rhetoric of putting people on firing lines, that if they don't do something they will have physical harm done to them...... or they put a target on their faces, with cross-hairs -- that activity aught to be...
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Steny Hoyer Source: TPM LiveWire (blog)

  3. More than a century ago, Teddy Roosevelt noted in that speech the particular limitation of "the man who in this life consistently refuses to see aught that is lofty, and fixes his eyes with solemn intentness only on that which is vile and debasing."
    on Aug 14, 2009 By: Theodore Roosevelt Source: New York Times

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