nor

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See also: Nor, NOR, Nor., nor-, and ñor

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Middle English nauther, from nother. Cognate with neither.

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nor

  1. (literary) And not (introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one)
    • Boethius
      Out with it, nor hold it fast within your breast.
    • Shakespeare
      I love your majesty / According to my bond, nor more nor less.
    • Sir Walter Scott, The Talisman
      And, moreover, I had made my vow to preserve my rank unknown till the crusade should be accomplished; nor did I mention it []
    Nor did I stop to think, but ran.
  2. A function word introducing each except the first term or series, indicating none of them is true
    • 2013 June 22, “T time”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8841, page 68: 
      The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them [] is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies. [] current tax rules make it easy for all sorts of firms to generate [] “stateless income”: profit subject to tax in a jurisdiction that is neither the location of the factors of production that generate the income nor where the parent firm is domiciled.
    I am neither hungry nor thirsty nor tired.
  3. Used to introduce a further negative statement
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity:
      I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.
    The struggle didn't end, nor was it any less diminished.
  4. (UK, dialect, Yorkshire) Than.
    He's no better nor you.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly Blend of not and or; alternatively, short for "negation of OR".

Noun[edit]

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nor (plural nors)

  1. (logic, electronics) Alternative form of NOR.

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Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nor

  1. Alternative form of norã.

Basque[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nor

  1. who

Dutch[edit]

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(only as singular, with definite article: de nor)

  1. (informal) Jail, prison; imprisonment

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Rafsi[edit]

nor

  1. rafsi of no'e.

Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin nūbilus, from classical Latin nūbēs.

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nor m (plural nori)

  1. A cloud

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Slovene[edit]

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nòr (comparative bòlj nòr, superlative nàjbolj nòr)

  1. crazy, insane, mad

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