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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Aught \Aught\, Aucht \Aucht\, noun [AS. ?ht, fr. [=a]gan to own, p. p. [=a]hte.] Property; possession. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Aught \Aught\, noun [OE. aught, ought, awiht, AS. [=a]wiht, [=a] ever + wiht. [root]136. See {Aye} ever, and {Whit}, {Wight}.] Anything; any part. [Also written {ought}.]

There failed not aught of any good thing which the Lord has spoken. --Josh. xxi. 45

But go, my son, and see if aught be wanting. --Addison.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Aught \Aught\ ([add]t), adverb At all; in any degree. --Chaucer.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

aught

noun

1: a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it" [syn: {nothing}, {nil}, {nix}, {nada}, {null}, {aught}, {cipher}, {cypher}, {goose egg}, {naught}, {zero}, {zilch}, {zip}, {zippo}]


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