None
None None (n[u^]n), a. & pron. [OE. none, non, nan, no, na, AS. n[=a]n, fr. ne not + [=a]n one. [root]193. See {No}, a. & adv., {One}, and cf. {Non-}, {Null}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. No one; not one; not anything; -- frequently used also partitively, or as a plural, not any. [1913 Webster]

There is none that doeth good; no, not one. --Ps. xiv. 3. [1913 Webster]

Six days ye shall gather it, but on the seventh day, which is the Sabbath, in it there shall be none. --Ex. xvi. 26. [1913 Webster]

Terms of peace yet none Vouchsafed or sought. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

None of their productions are extant. --Blair. [1913 Webster]

2. No; not any; -- used adjectively before a vowel, in old style; as, thou shalt have none assurance of thy life. [1913 Webster]

{None of}, not at all; not; nothing of; -- used emphatically. ``They knew that I was none of the register that entered their admissions in the universities.'' --Fuller.

{None-so-pretty} (Bot.), the {Saxifraga umbrosa}. See {London pride} (a), under {London}. [1913 Webster]


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