Definition of Nowts
1. nowt [n] - See also: nowt
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nowts
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nowts (current term)
Literary usage of Nowts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"Nowt 'at 's owt, not of any value. ' Fling it upo' th' fire, it 's nowt 'a 's owt.' Nowt o' all nowts, a person utterly worthless and depraved. ..."
2. Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea: Viewed Classically, Poetically, and Practically by Julia C. Andrews (1860)
"... Of pungent pepper rather less ; In all things, best to shun excess. 6 Bubbly Jock—a turkey cock. t Caller nowts feet—fresh cow heels. ..."
3. Manual of the Administration of the Madras Presidency by Madras (Presidency) (1885)
"... (which is the name of a grain measure) is sometimes divided into 20 nowts. A nowt of land is supposed to require a nowt of seed. ..."