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  • 1 Not — [Contr. from ne wot. See 2d {Note}.] Wot not; know not; knows not. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Not Invented Here — (NIH) is a term used to describe a persistent sociological, corporate or institutional culture that avoids using or buying already existing products, research or knowledge because of its different origins. It is normally used in a pejorative… …

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  • 3 From Russia with Love (novel) — Infobox Book name = From Russia with Love title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover. author = Ian Fleming illustrator = cover artist = Richard Chopping Devised by Fleming country = United Kingdom language = English series =… …

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  • 4 From Hell — Infobox graphic novel foreigntitle= imagesize= caption= From Hell collected edition. publisher=Eddie Campbell Comics Top Shelf Productions date=1999 (collected edition) series= pages=572 main char team= origpublication= Taboo origissues=10… …

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  • 5 Not in Our Name — For the Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra album, see Not in Our Name (album). Not in Our Name (NION) was a United States organization founded on March 23, 2002 to protest the U.S. government s course in the wake of the September 11, 2001… …

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  • 6 From hand to hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 7 From head to foot — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …

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  • 8 From off — Off Off ([o^]f; 115), adv. [OE. of, orig. the same word as R. of, prep., AS. of, adv. & prep. [root]194. See {Of}.] In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as: [1913 Webster] 1. Denoting distance or separation; as, the house is a mile off …

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  • 9 From fair to middling — Fair Fair (f[^a]r), a. [Compar. {Fairer}; superl. {Fairest}.] [OE. fair, fayer, fager, AS. f[ae]ger; akin to OS. & OHG. fagar, Icel. fagr, Sw. fager, Dan. faver, Goth. fagrs fit, also to E. fay, G. f[ u]gen, to fit. fegen to sweep, cleanse, and… …

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  • 10 Not worth a hair — Hair Hair (h[^a]r), n. [OE. her, heer, h[ae]r, AS. h[=ae]r; akin to OFries. h[=e]r, D. & G. haar, OHG. & Icel. h[=a]r, Dan. haar, Sw. h[*a]r; cf. Lith. kasa.] 1. The collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of an animal, and forming… …

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  • 11 From Here to Eternity — Infobox Film | name = From Here to Eternity caption = original movie poster director = Fred Zinnemann producer = Buddy Adler writer = James Jones (novel) Daniel Taradash starring =Burt Lancaster Montgomery Clift Deborah Kerr Donna Reed Frank… …

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  • 12 From day to day — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …

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  • 13 From the Choirgirl Hotel — Infobox Album Name=From the Choirgirl Hotel Type=studio Artist=Tori Amos Released=May 5 1998 Recorded=September 8, 1997 – early 1998 Genre=Alternative rock, electronica Length=57:00 Label=Atlantic Producer=Tori Amos Reviews= *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …

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  • 14 From far — Far Far, adv. 1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other. [1913 Webster] 2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 15 Not to stand on ceremony — Ceremony Cer e*mo*ny, n.; pl. {Ceremonies}. [F. c[ e]r[ e]monie, L. caerimonia; perh. akin to E. create and from a root signifying to do or make.] 1. Ar act or series of acts, often of a symbolical character, prescribed by law, custom, or… …

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  • 16 Not worth the candle — Candle Can dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand[ e]re to be white. See {Candid}, and cf. {Chandler}, {Cannel}, {Kindle}.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a… …

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  • 17 From bed and board — Bed Bed, n. [AS. bed, bedd; akin to OS. bed, D. bed, bedde, Icel. be?r, Dan. bed, Sw. b[ a]dd, Goth. badi, OHG. betti, G. bett, bette, bed, beet a plat of ground; all of uncertain origin.] 1. An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or… …

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  • 18 From pillar to post — Pillar Pil lar, n. [OE. pilerF. pilier, LL. pilare, pilarium, pilarius, fr. L. pila a pillar. See {Pile} a heap.] 1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post; also, a column …

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  • 19 not — adverb Etymology: Middle English, alteration of nought, from nought, pronoun more at naught Date: 13th century 1. used as a function word to make negative a group of words or a word 2. used as a function word to stand for the negative of a… …

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  • 20 Argument from nonbelief — Part of a series on Atheism …

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