nost

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nost, nast, from Old English nāst (wost not), second person singular indicative of Old English nitan, nytan (to know not), equivalent to ne +‎ wost.

Contraction[edit]

nost

  1. (obsolete) Contraction of ne wost; wost not; knowest not.

þu nost wanne crist ure drikte

  1. (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for nost in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latvian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nost

  1. away
    Rokas nost!
    Hands off!