• WordNet 3.6
    • n naris any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n naris A nostril.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Naris nā′ris a nostril
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Nary a thing, General Washington.
"Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Henry Fisk Carlton
There hain't nary other woman in all the world to ekal my Plutiny.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Nary one ob dem things bodders me.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
An' muma say, if he didn't treat her dis way a dozen times, it wasn't nary one.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Them critters has a way of thinkin' hard an' quick or'nary.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
As a preelim'nary he loores a passel of us over to his wickeyup to show us samples.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
Thar' 's nary night but thair' 's lots o' sech doin's.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
I'm jest an ord'nary sort of girl.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
You sent out nary a call, and how expect the lowest of your serfs to hang around?
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Obey your massa and missy, don't steal chickens and eggs and meat, but nary a word 'bout havin' a soul to save.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration

In poetry:

But this 'yer luck of Dow's
Was so powerful mean
That the spring near his house
Dried right up on the green;
And he sunk forty feet down for water, but nary a drop to be seen.
"Dow's Flat" by Francis Bret Harte
It was nary! It kem
With some sharps from the States.
Ez folks sez, "All things kem
To the fellers ez waits;"
And we'd waited six months for that suthin'--had me and Bill Nye--in
such straits!
"The Thought-Reader Of Angels" by Francis Bret Harte
What's in all this grand life and high situation,
And nary pink nor hollyhawk a-bloomin' at the door--?
Le's go a-visitin' back to Griggsby's Station--
Back where we ust to be so happy and so pore!
"Griggsby's Station" by James Whitcomb Riley
How can'st Thou presume, Thou hast leave to destroy
The Beauties, which Venus but lent to Thy keeping?
Those Looks were design'd to inspire Love and Joy:
More ord'nary Eyes may serve People for weeping.
"A Better Answer" by Matthew Prior
We'll see the blue-quail chickens, an' hear 'em pipin' clear;
An' p'raps we'll sight a brown-bear, er else a bunch o' deer;
But nary a heathen goddess or god 'ill meet our eyes;
For why? There isn't any! They're jest a pack o' lies!
"How Spring Comes To Shasta Jim" by Henry Van Dyke
Soon ez Tildy see de trouble, she jes' tu'n an' toss huh haid,
But seem lak she los' huh sperrit, all huh darin'ness was daid.
Did n't cut anothah capah nary time de blessid night;
But de othah one, hit looked lak could n't git enough delight.
"How Lucy Backslid" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Nary Manivong, co-designer of NAHM, gives us an insider's look at his first trip to Lecce, Italy.
Healthy Aging, With Nary a Supplement.
MMWD parched for answers Water, water everywhere—and nary a drop is being drunk.
There was a time just a few decades ago when first-time mothers had nary a clue of what to expect when they entered the delivery room of Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Jay Rath peers into the Orpheum's past and future with nary a crystal ball.
Milwaukee/NARI Offers Information On Whole House Automation .
It's been unseasonably warm in Washington this fall, with nary a snowflake to be seen as of yet, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the White House's holiday card.
Milwaukee/NARI office to serve as Salvation Army Toy Shop Collection location.
My father had a great big garden every summer with nary an eggplant to be found in it.
Burgers, burgers everywhere, but nary a patty to prize.
A Florence landmark 30 feet tall and weighing 200 tons went up in with great pomp and circumstance in 1928, but it came down with nary a toot from the trumpets in 1976.
Installation technician Jordan Tierney finishes the wall in a gallery showing the oil painting "Won't" by Ed Ruscha, left, and shoelaces and paint sculpture "Live Ball" by Nari Ward.
Nary a neigh for 29 days.
Nary a parking spot remained open at Enso Artspace Oct 19.
NARI members optimistic about market.

In science:

Our hierarchical framework is built on Tn,d , the rooted complete-(2n + 1)-nary tree of height d.
Paths Beyond Local Search: A Nearly Tight Bound for Randomized Fixed-Point Computation
Inset shows nary part of ac susceptibility (χ R ). (b) TemperaTH of the real part of ac susceptibility (χ ture response of field cooled warming (FCW) and field cooled cooling (FCC) curves of DC magnetization along with zero field cooled magnetisation (ZFCM) curve at 9Oe of S1 sample.
Changeover from Glassy ferromagnetism of the orbital domain state to long range ferromagnetic ordering in La{_{0.9}}Sr_{0.1}MnO{_3}
These es sen tial ideas al low trans for ma tion of strong non-lin ear 1-D heat con duc tion prob lems into or di nary dif fer en tial equa tion with re spect to the ther mal layer tem per a ture evo lu tion [1, 2].
Research Note on a Parabolic Heat-Balance Integral Method with Unspecified Exponent: An Entropy Generation Approach in Optimal Profile Determination
Indeed, M2 embeds into a sufficiently saturated model be the induced functor from models of T2 to models of T1 (obtained naries, and let I by composition).
A categorical approach to internality
Lawrence, “A new universal coding scheme for the bi nary memoryless source,” IEEE Trans.
Efficiently Extracting Randomness from Imperfect Stochastic Processes