(Nit"ter) n. [From Nit.] (Zoöl.) The horse louse; an insect that deposits nits on horses.
(Nit"ti*ly) adv. Lousily. [Obs.] Hayward.
(Nit"tings) n. pl. [Prob. from Nit.] (Mining) The refuse of good ore. Raymond.
(Nit"ty) a. Full of nits. B. Jonson.
(Nit"ty), a. [L. nitidus. See Nitid.] Shining; elegant; spruce. [Obs.] "O sweet, nitty youth." Marston.
(Ni"val) a. [L. nivalis, fr. nix, nivis, snow.] Abounding with snow; snowy. [Obs.] Johnson.
(Niv"e*ous) a. [L. niveus, fr. nix, nivis, snow.] Snowy; resembling snow; partaking of the
qualities of snow. Sir T. Browne.
(||Ni`vose") n. [F., fr. L. nix. nivis, snow.] The fourth month of the French republican calendar
[1792-1806]. It commenced December 21, and ended January 19. See VendÉmiaire.
(Nix) n.; fem. Nixe [G. Cf. 1st Nick.] (Teut. Myth.) One of a class of water spirits, commonly
described as of a mischievous disposition.
The treacherous nixes who entice men to a watery death.Tylor.
(Nix"ie) n. See Nix.
(||Ni*zam") n. [Hind. & Ar. nizam order, a ruler, fr. Ar. nazama arrange, govern.] The title of
the native sovereigns of Hyderabad, in India, since 1719.
(No) a. [OE. no, non, the same word as E. none; cf. E. a, an. See None.] Not any; not one; none.
Let there be no strife . . . between me and thee.Gen. xiii. 8.
That goodness is no name, and happiness no dream.Byron.
In Old England before a vowel the form non or noon was used. "No man." "Noon apothercary." Chaucer.
(No), adv. [OE. no, na, AS. na; ne not + a ever. AS. ne is akin to OHG. ni, Goth. ni, Russ.
ne, Ir., Gael. & W. ni, L. ne, Gr. nh Skr. na, and also to E. prefix un-. &radic 193. See Aye, and
cf. Nay, Not, Nice, Nefarious.] Nay; not; not at all; not in any respect or degree; a word expressing
negation, denial, or refusal. Before or after another negative, no is emphatic.
We do no otherwise than we are willed.Shak.
I am perplx'd and doubtful whether or noColeridge.
I dare accept this your congratulation.
There is none righteous, no, not one.Rom. iii. 10.
No! Nay, Heaven forbid.Coleridge.
(No) n.; pl. Noes
1. A refusal by use of the wordd no; a denial.
2. A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.
(No*a"chi*an) a. Of or pertaining to the patriarch Noah, or to his time.