Nothing off(Naut.), an order to the steersman to keep the vessel close to the wind.

(Noth`ing*a"ri*an) n. One of no certain belief; one belonging to no particular sect.

(Noth"ing*ism) n. Nihility; nothingness. [R.]

(Noth"ing*ness), n.

1. Nihility; nonexistence.

2. The state of being of no value; a thing of no value.

(No"tice) n. [F., fr. L. notitia a being known, knowledge, fr. noscere, notum, to know. See Know.]

1. The act of noting, remarking, or observing; observation by the senses or intellect; cognizance; note.

How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take of other persons !
I. Watts.

2. Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express notification; announcement; warning.

I . . . have given him notice that the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here.

3. An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks; as, book notices; theatrical notices.

4. A writing communicating information or warning.

5. Attention; respectful treatment; civility.

To take notice of, to perceive especially; to observe or treat with particular attention.

Syn. — Attention; regard; remark; note; heed; consideration; respect; civility; intelligence; advice; news.

(No"tice), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noticed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Noticing ]

1. To observe; to see to mark; to take note of; to heed; to pay attention to.

2. To show that one has observed; to take public note of; remark upon; to make comments on; to refer to; as, to notice a book.

This plant deserves to be noticed in this place.

Another circumstance was noticed in connection with the suggestion last discussed.
Sir W. Hamilton.

3. To treat with attention and civility; as, to notice strangers.

Syn. — To remark; observe; perceive; see; mark; note; mind; regard; heed; mention. See Remark.

(Noth"ing), adv. In no degree; not at all; in no wise.

Adam, with such counsel nothing swayed.

The influence of reason in producing our passions is nothing near so extensive as is commonly believed.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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