Definitions

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  • adv. now

Etymologies

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Old English nū.

Examples

  • Now wii haz ta mak a noo copii lolcatburglar says:

    Monorail Cat - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • "The fowk 'll hardly hear a word noo frae ony o' the aulder an 'soberer Christians.

    Malcolm

  • My family loves this – the crusted rice is called noo-roong-jee, and they even sell it as a snack in Korean markets in flat styrofoam trays wrapped in plastic.

    Seoul is to Food What Moscow is to Fashion Week – Tofu-Ya

  • "Weel," said Gavin, still unabashed, "I'm thinkin 'noo' at I would rather ha'e her."

    A Window in Thrums

  • There was just a little accent to her words, which made them, in their peculiarity, all the more sweet to me; but she spoke good English; the "noo" which slipped out now and then, with one or two other like words, came only, I found, at times when the fountain of feeling was more full than ordinary, and so flowed over into the disused old channel.

    Daisy

  • An 'noo' 'at I think o' 't, it wasna that onlike yer lordship's ain word. '

    Robert Falconer

  • This motion was seconded by Bounce, and the appointment was gracefully accepted by O'Rook, who, however, declined taking office till the following night as it was getting late, and he required time to compose his professional lies; but he ventured, as a free citizen of the "noo" republic, to move that the house should adjourn to bed.

    Philosopher Jack

  • English; the "noo" which slipped out now and then, with one or two other like words, came only, I found, at times when the fountain of feeling was more full than ordinary, and so flowed over into the disused old channel.

    Daisy

  • Before he could say anything she added, "Come awa 'noo', if ye ha'e gotten yer denner, son, I think ye should gang awa 'to yer bed.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • He wrocht wi 'me as a laddie when he went into the pit, an' noo 'he's travelin' manager for that big company doon the west country, an 'I'm telt he's organizin' an 'advocatin' the formin 'o' what he calls a Coal Combine. "

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

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