Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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Naught (?), n. [OE. naught, nought, naht, nawiht, AS. nwiht, nuht, nht; ne not + ever + wiht thing, whit; hence, not ever a whit. See No, adv. Whit, and cf. Aught, Not.]
1. Nothing. [Written also nought.]
Doth Job fear God for naught?
Job i. 9.
2. The arithmetical character 0; a cipher. See Cipher.
To set at naught, to treat as of no account; to disregard; to despise; to defy; to treat with ignominy. Ye have set at naught all my counsel."
Prov. i. 25.
Naught, adv. In no degree; not at all.
To wealth or sovereign power he naught applied.
1. Of no value or account; worthless; bad; useless.
It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer.
Prov. xx. 14.
Go, get you to your house; begone, away!
All will be naught else.
Things naught and things indifferent.
2. Hence, vile; base; naughty. [Obs.]
No man can be stark naught at once.