Thursday, July 19, 2012
Definitions for nary
- Not any; no; never a.
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Citations for nary
The loch, calm and clear, with nary a breeze to ripple its placid surface, was located within walking distance of Bracklenaer.
Fish for sale, fish for sale. Fresh, fresh, fresh, fresh. Pickerel and perch, pike and pout, bass and sunnies, but nary a trout.
Origin of nary
Nary was common in English in the 1700s as an abbreviation of the phrase "ne'er a" meaning "never a."