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noughts and crosses

a game in which two players, one using a nought, "O", the other a cross, "X", alternately mark one square out of nine formed by two pairs of crossed lines, the winner being the first to get three of his symbols in a row
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Azhar, promoted to open after his century at Edgbaston, and Yasir Shah were both nought not out.
Johnson has played two Tests at the ground and his runs have made up at nought (he wasn't required with the bat against Sri Lanka in 2007 and eight (in two innings against Pakistan in 2010).
with him] getting nought you can't really tell [his suitability] because anyone can get nought," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Warne, as saying.
Callum is a Nought - a second class citizen in a world run by the ruling Crosses.
Numbers of school nurses are already dropping and many areas are now running services for nought- to 19-year-olds rather than nought to fives.
I didn't sell my Ferrari when I got nought or didn't sell anything else when I did badly over the last 18 months.
Just to refresh your memory: the hottest version will have a tough 200bhp engine and be able to go from nought to 62mph in 7.
Nought is a variant of naught, as in "it was all for naught.
Nought Collective, not Neutral, Creative Matters and Rug Art are the latest to sign on as RugMark licensees, thereby agreeing to be a part of an independent inspection and monitoring program that confirms rugs are manufactured without the use of child labor, and also joining the organization's efforts to provide educational opportunities for children in India and Nepal.
of worldly substance, friends, liberty, life and all, to set the loss at right nought, for the winning of Christ.
The Academy, seemingly strangely, is in essence saying that the years of work and the millions of dollars spent on the study went for nought and that virtually no conclusions can be drawn from its work.