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  • s  (used with singular count nouns) colloquial for `not a' or `not one' or `never a'
    heard nary a sound

  • Let's take it from the top: This is a laptop that can go to hell and come back with nary a scratch: It's got a "ruggedized" brushed aluminum case (which protects it from dirt .
  • PRO: He shepherded us through a dud of an Oscarcast with nary an awkward moment and he had less than two weeks to prepare, thanks to the writer's strike.
  • Nary a one has a cow, nary a one has a chicken, nary a one has a pig, and nary a one has a vegetable garden.
News & Articles

  • Tradition, weather collide for US Open at Merion
    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- Under bright sunshine and a gentle breeze, Sergio Garcia signed autographs near the tee box at the 16th hole during his final practice round for the U.S. Open. He then sent his drive in the direction of one of those charming red wicker baskets that sit atop the flagpoles, the white ball coming to rest nicely in the middle of the fairway with nary a smudge of mud.
    June 13, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Tradition of Merion meets a traditional golf foe _ weather _ as US Open returns after 32 years
    ARDMORE, Pa. — Under bright sunshine and a gentle breeze, Sergio Garcia signed autographs near the tee box at the 16th hole during his final practice round for the U.S. Open. He then sent his drive in the direction of one of those charming red wicker baskets that sit atop the flagpoles, the white ball coming to rest nicely in the middle of the fairway with nary a smudge of mud.
    June 13, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Review: Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery now handles RAID and Outlook
    There's nary a media type that some edition of Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery 6 won't handle: hard drives, memory cards, optical discs...all covered. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
    June 11, 2013 - PC World
Quotes

  • JP Morgan in Wall Street Journal
    JP Morgan said that assuming stable demand and fuel prices, the firm now expects "winter to pass with nary a bankruptcy in sight."
  • Paul Krugman in Economic Times
    Krugman said too much money moved out of the regulated banking and lending system to a "shadow banking network" in which savers put money in funds that bought mortgage securities "with nary a regulator in sight."

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