(Nowes) n. pl. [From OF. nous. See Noose, Node.] The marriage knot. [Obs.] Crashaw.
(No"where`) adv. [AS. nahw&aemacrr. See No, and Where.] Not anywhere; not in any
place or state; as, the book is nowhere to be found.
(No"whith`er) adv. [No + whither.] Not anywhither; in no direction; nowhere. [Archaic] "Thy
servant went nowhither." 2 Kings v. 25.
(No"wise`) adv. [For in no wise. See Wise, n.] Not in any manner or degree; in no way; noways.
Others whose case is nowise different.Earle.
(Nowt) n. pl. (Zoöl.) Neat cattle.
(Now"the) See Nouthe. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Nox"ious) a. [L. noxius, fr. noxa harm; akin to nocere to harm, hurt. Cf. Nuisance, Necromancy.]
1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air,
food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as, noxious practices or examples.
Too frequent an appearance in places of public resort is noxious to spiritual promotions.Swift.
2. Guilty; criminal. [R.]
Those who are noxious in the eye of the law.Abp. Bramhall.
Syn. Noisome; hurtful; harmful; injurious; destructive; pernicious; mischievous; corrupting; baneful; unwholesome; insalubrious.
Nox"ious*ly, adv. Nox"ious*ness, n.
(Noy) v. t. [See Annoy.] To annoy; to vex. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Piers Plowman.
All that noyed his heavy spright.Spenser.
(Noy), n. That which annoys. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
(Noy"ance) n. Annoyance. [Obs.] Spenser.
(||Noy`au") n. [F., prop., the stone or nut of a fruit, fr. L. nucalis like a nut. See Newel a post.]
A cordial of brandy, etc., flavored with the kernel of the bitter almond, or of the peach stone, etc.
(Noy"er) n. An annoyer. [Obs.] Tusser.
(Noy"ful) a. Full of annoyance. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Noyls) n. pl. See Noils.
(Noy"ous) a. Annoying; disagreeable. [Obs.]
Watch the noyous night, and wait for yous day.Spenser.
(No"zle) n. Nozzle. [Obs.]
(Noz"zle) n. [A dim. of nose. &radic261] [Written also nosle.]
1. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.