naught, nought (adj.)
worthless, useless, of no value
AC IV.xv.77[Cleopatra to all] All's but naught
AYL I.ii.63[Touchstone to Rosalind] the mustard was naught ... the pancakes were naught
AYL III.ii.15[Touchstone to Corin] in respect that it is a shepherd's life, it is naught
H8 epilogue.5[of the reaction of sleeping audience members to the play] They'll say 'tis naught
Ven.993[of Venus and death] It was not she that called him all to nought
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