nought

[nawt] /nɔt/
noun, adjective, adverb
1.
Origin
before 900; Middle English; Old English nōht, contraction of nōwiht, equivalent to ne not + ōwiht aught1
Can be confused
naught, nought.
British Dictionary definitions for noughtest
nought (nɔːt)
 
n
1.  the digit 0; zero: used esp in counting or numbering
 
n, —adj, —adv
2.  a variant spelling of naught
 
[Old English nōwiht, from ne not, no + ōwiht something; see whit]

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Word Origin and History for noughtest
nought
O.E. no-wiht "nothing," variant of nawiht (see naught). Meaning "zero, cipher" is from 1660.
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