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  • n. Archaic spelling of nobody.

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Examples

  • --- And then I have a queer humour o 'my ain, that sets a strolling beggar weel eneugh, whase word naebody minds --- but ye ken Sir Arthur has odd sort o' ways --- and I wad be jesting or scorning at them

    The Antiquary

  • - And then I have a queer humour o 'my ain, that sets a strolling beggar weel eneugh, whase word naebody minds -- but ye ken Sir Arthur has odd sort

    The Antiquary — Volume 01

  • Naebody's got the better o 'Jinit Johnstone yet, an' naebody's gaun tae; an 'ah thocht Maister Coulson could jist tell me if the lads hae ony hand on the ferm -- lawyer bodies kens a' aboot thae things -- an 'whit a wife's portion is, gin he should slip awa.

    'Lizbeth of the Dale

  • It was 'naebody's business, whatever,' she said; 'it would just start a clash in the country'; and there would be nothing left for her but to drown herself in

    Lay Morals

  • -- And then I have a queer humour o 'my ain, that sets a strolling beggar weel eneugh, whase word naebody minds -- but ye ken Sir Arthur has odd sort o' ways -- and I wad be jesting or scorning at them -- and ye wad be angry, and then I wad be just fit to hang mysell. "

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • And then I have a queer humour o’ my ain, that sets a strolling beggar weel eneugh, whase word naebody minds — but ye ken Sir Arthur has odd sort o’ ways — and I wad be jesting or scorning at them — and ye wad be angry, and then I wad be just fit to hang mysell.”

    The Antiquary

  • Maybe ye think the puir lassie has a bee in her bannet; but ye ken yoursell if naebody but wise folk were to marry, the warld wad be ill peopled.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Abbey — ye wadna hae me tell the gentleman a lee? and ye ken weel eneugh there is naebody in the town can say a reasonable word about it, be it no yoursell, except the bedral, and he is as fou as a piper by this time.

    The Monastery

  • And he was sic an awsome body, that naebody cared to anger him; for the oaths he swore, and the rage that he used to get into, and the looks that he put on, made men sometimes think him a devil incarnate.

    Redgauntlet

  • ‘Yes, sir,’ said Robin Hastie, no way alarmed at the gravity of the rebuke, ‘but you must take tent that I have admitted naebody but you, Mr. Trumbull (who by the way admitted yoursell), since nine o’clock for the most of the folk have been here for several hours about the lading, and so on, of the brig.

    Redgauntlet

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