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adjective and pronoun None
  1. No one; not one; not anything; -- frequently used also partitively, or as a plural, not any."There is none that doeth good; no, not one." [Ps. xiv. 3.]"Six days ye shall gather it, but on the seventh day, which is the Sabbath, in it there shall be none." [Ex. xvi. 26.]"Terms of peace yet none Vouchsafed or sought." [Milton.]" None of their productions are extant." [Blair.]
  2. No; not any; -- used adjectively before a vowel, in old style; as, thou shalt have none assurance of thy life.

Etymology: OE. none non nan no na, AS. nān, fr. ne not + ān one. √193. See No (a.) & (adv.) One, and cf. Non- Null (a.)

noun None
Same as Nones, 2.

Etymology: F

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  1. A service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier
  2. A canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
  3. Not any ("thou shalt have none other gods before me")
  4. Not at all or in no way ("seemed none too pleased with his dinner", "shirt looked none the worse for having been slept in", "none too prosperous", and "the passage is none too clear")

From Middle English none, noon, non (“not one”), from Old English nān (“not one, not any, none”), from ne (“not”) + ān (“one”). Cognate with Scots nane (“none”), Saterland Frisian naan, neen (“no, not any, none”), West Frisian neen & gjin (“no, none”), Dutch neen & geen (“no, none”), Low German nēn, neen (“none, no one”), German nein & kein (“no, none”), Latin nōn (“not”).

  1. A person without religious affiliation.

From French none, from Latin nōna (“ninth; ninth hour”).

  1. Alternative form of nones: the ninth hour after dawn; (Christian) the religious service appointed to this hour.
  2. (obsolete) Synonym of midafternoon: the time around or following noon or nones.

    none was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Friulian, Interlingua, Italian, Latin, Middle English, Norwegian, Old French, Tarantino, and Venetian

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    • When was the first name None first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name None is Wednesday, March 19th, 1879.
    • How unique is the name None? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name None. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
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    Past life for None born Jun 1, 1922

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

    You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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