Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
AUCHT, AUGHT, n.1 or pron. = St.Eng. aught, anything. [ɑxt as below. For other pronunciations see Ocht, n.]
m.Sc. 1917 J. Buchan Poems 22:
And we were never aucht but puir Frae first to last. Edb. 1844 J. Ballantine Miller of Deanhaugh 39:
Yes, fegs, ye'll fill her tub, an' winna Tak aught ava. Arg. 1929 1 :
Hae ye aucht on ye? Slk. 1826 Hogg in
Wilson Noctes Amb. (1855) I. 212:
Tam ne'er did aught to cross the ane, And ne'er did aught to mense the ither.
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