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  • n  a quantity of no importance
    it was all for naught

  • Maybe I'm an old fuddy-duddy, but I remember back in the ancient bygone year of aught-four, when people were bemoaning the Democrats' transformation into a party that could only .
  • Nor fear that you waste aught of value.
  • Art thou aught else but place, degree and form, Creating awe and fear in other men? Wherein thou art less happy being fear'd Than they in fearing.
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  • 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 ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Mercury
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  • President Bush in Euronews.net
    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.
  • Theodore Roosevelt in New York Times
    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... Steny Hoyer http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steny_Hoyer&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFFuM7epmOE2OM6E99auVIs7Arc4g TPM LiveWire (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://tpmlivewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/03/hoyer-violent-rhetoric-surrounding-health-debate-is-unacceptable.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFhjFLu3YpkrHi0u3mOVTXTouxWsQ Mar 24, 2010 6656 9732 aught 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."

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