Talk:nowise

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nowise

--Connel MacKenzie 18:24, 24 May 2007 (UTC)

It's an archaic form. I'd look in works published before 1800 for citations. --EncycloPetey 18:57, 24 May 2007 (UTC)
OED says "now arch" - In no way or manner; not at all. - and gives quotations up to 1947. SemperBlotto 18:59, 24 May 2007 (UTC)
Hmm, what does the OED mean when it says "now arch."? I understand "now rare" (formerly non-rare, now rare), but "now arch." seems tautological, in that obviously it can't always have been archaic. —RuakhTALK 06:41, 25 May 2007 (UTC)
RFVpassed; it's in Moby Dick. — Beobach972 21:55, 22 June 2007 (UTC)