nowt

nowt

1 [nout]
noun, plural nowt. Scot. and North England.
1.
an ox.
2.
a herd of cattle.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse naut, neat2

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nowt

2 [noht]
noun British Dialect.
naught; nothing.
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nowt1 (naʊt)
 
n
(Northern English) a dialect word for nothing
 
[from naught]

nowt2 (naʊt)
 
n
(Scot), (Northern English) bullock a dialect word for cattle
 
[C13: from Old Norse naut; see neat²]

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