aughtest

aught

3 [awkht]
verb (used with object) Scot.
1.
to own; possess.
2.
to owe (someone or something); be obligated to.
adjective
3.
possessed of.
noun
4.
Archaic.
a.
ownership; possession.
b.
property; a possession.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English æht; cognate with Old High German ēht, Gothic aihts; akin to owe, own

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aught

4 [awkht]
adjective Scot.

Origin:
Middle English aghte, aughte, variant of eighte; see eight

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aught or archaic, literary or (used with a negative or in conditional or interrogative sentences or clauses) ought1 (ɔːt)
 
pron
1.  anything at all; anything whatever (esp in the phrase for aught I know)
 
adv
2.  dialect in any least part; to any degree
 
[Old English āwiht, from ā ever, ay1 + wiht thing; see wight1]
 
ought or archaic, literary or (used with a negative or in conditional or interrogative sentences or clauses) ought1
 
pron
 
adv
 
[Old English āwiht, from ā ever, ay1 + wiht thing; see wight1]

aught or ought2 (ɔːt)
 
n
a less common word for nought
 
ought or ought2
 
n

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aught
"something," O.E. awiht "aught, anything, something," lit. "e'er a whit," from P.Gmc. *aiwi "ever" (from PIE *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity") + *wihti "thing, anything whatever" (see wight). In Shakespeare, Milton and Pope, aught and ought occur indiscriminately.

aught
"nothing, zero," faulty sep. of a naught (see naught; cf. also adder).
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