from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not one: "Frequently, measures of major import . . . glide through these chambers with nary a whisper of debate” ( George B. Merry).
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- adj. not one
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A corruption of ne'er a, never a (the article being sometimes erroneously repeated after the word in which it is contained).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used with singular count nouns) colloquial for `not a' or `not one' or `never a'
Alteration of ne'er a.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Variant form of ne'er a. (Wiktionary)