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Nor Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Nor \Nor\, conj. [OE. nor, contr. from nother. See Neither.] A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor. Provide neither gold nor silver, nor brass, in your purses, nor scrip for your journey. --Matt. x. 9, 10. Where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt. --Matt. vi. 20. I love him not, nor fear him. --Shak. Where neither party is nor true, nor kind. --Shak. Simois nor Xanthus shall be wanting there. --Dryden.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Nor'


  • Nor: Nor may refer to: In grammar, nor is a coordinating conjunction Nór , the eponymous founder-king of Norway in Norse mythology ...
  • Nor-: In chemical nomenclature , nor is a prefix to name a structural analog that can be derived from a parent compound by the removal of one ...
  • Norway: The usual Old Norse form of Norway is Noregr, and the usual mediæval Latin form Nor(th)vegia, though the earliest known written occurrence ...
  • Norwegian language: Norwegian nb – Bokmål nn – Nynorsk | iso2 nor – Norwegian nob – Bokmål nno – Nynorsk | iso3 nor | lc1 nob | ld1 Bokmål | lc2 nno | ld2 Nynorsk ...

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* Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own. - H.L. Mencken

* Barbossa For too long I've been parched of thirst and unable to quench it. Too long I've been starving to death and haven't died. I feel nothing. Not the wind on my face nor the spray of the sea. Nor the warmth of a woman's flesh. You best start believing in ghost stories Miss Turner. You're in one. - Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl

* Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower


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