Nothing off
Nothing Noth"ing, adv. In no degree; not at all; in no wise. [1913 Webster]

Adam, with such counsel nothing swayed. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The influence of reason in producing our passions is nothing near so extensive as is commonly believed. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

{Nothing off} (Naut.), an order to the steersman to keep the vessel close to the wind. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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