Growth of the nones is a hot topic among American evangelicals.
Meanwhile, religious “nones” and “others” are now a fifth of those who go to the polls.
In contrast, religious “nones” are a rising political force, and are at home within the Democratic Party.
The Calends, the Ides, and the nones were especially to be avoided.
We missed our morning mass, it will do us no harm to hear nones in the Minster.
He himself, on the fifth before the nones of May, set out from the city in his military robe of command.
The months were divided into three parts, kalends, nones and ides.
Nor could such other unlucky days be used as the kalenda, nones, or ides of any month.
You were in Palmyra from the ides of January to the nones of February, and lived in a tavern.
In the talk time after nones, the brothers had much to hear about the storms which raged outside their walls.
early 15c., in reference to the Roman calendar, "ninth day (by inclusive reckoning) before the ides of each month" (7th of March, May, July, October, 5th of other months), from Latin nonæ (accusative nonas), fem. plural of nonus "ninth." Ecclesiastical sense of "daily office said originally at the ninth hour of the day" is from 1709; originally fixed at ninth hour from sunrise, hence about 3 p.m. (now usually somewhat earlier), from Latin nona (hora) "ninth (hour)," from fem. plural of nonus "ninth," contracted from *novenos, from novem "nine" (see nine). Also used in a sense of "midday" (see noon).
Old English nan (pron.) "not one, not any," from ne "not" (see no) + an "one" (see one). Cognate with Old Saxon, Middle Low German nen, Old Norse neinn, Middle Dutch, Dutch neen, Old High German, German nein "no," and analogous to Latin non- (see non-). As an adverb from c.1200. As an adjective, since c.1600 reduced to no except in a few archaic phrases, especially before vowels, such as none other, none the worse.