Not
Not Not, adv. [OE. not, noht, nought, naught, the same word as E. naught. See {Naught}.] A word used to express negation, prohibition, denial, or refusal. [1913 Webster]

Not one word spake he more than was need. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Thou shalt not steal. --Ex. xx. 15. [1913 Webster]

Thine eyes are upon me, and I am not. --Job vii. 8. [1913 Webster]

The question is, may I do it, or may I not do it? --Bp. Sanderson. [1913 Webster]

{Not . . . but}, or {Not but}, only. [Obs. or Colloq.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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