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 Naught (not “nought”).Naughty Figs (Jeremiah xxiv. 2). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Naught,
 
meaning bad.   1
        “The water is naught.”—2 Kings, ii. 19.
 


 Naught (not “nought”).Naughty Figs (Jeremiah xxiv. 2). 

 
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