noughts and crosses

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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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When Robin and those that were with him came in, all laughing at some merry jest he had been telling them, those that were near the Sheriff whispered to him, "Yon is a right mad blade, for he hath sold more meat for one penny this day than we could sell for three, and to whatsoever merry lass gave him a kiss he gave meat for nought.
Nay, I forgot nought," said the Sheriff; yet all the same his heart sank within him.
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
On the other hand, they are the sorriest archers that I have ever seen, and cannot so much as aim with the arbalest, to say nought of the long-bow.
I have seen the low countryman in arms, and I have nought to say against him.
Besides, when ye talk of taking me to France, ye do not conceive how useless I should be to you, seeing that neither by training nor by nature am I fitted for the wars, and there seems to be nought but strife in those parts.
thy silence teaches nought, Thou leadest only to the near grave's brink; Is broken now the ladder of my thoughts?
For some strange reason, I am supposed to have robbed or harmed the one man in the world whose message might bring to nought that Conference.
That what we falsely call a religious cry is easily raised by men who have no religion, and who in their daily practice set at nought the commonest principles of right and wrong; that it is begotten of intolerance and persecution; that it is senseless, besotted, inveterate and unmerciful; all History teaches us.
Paceman Tim Southee (367) removed Yasir Shah in the third over of the day, caught behind for two and just two runs later Trent Boult (269) trapped Ehsan Adil legbefore for nought, leaving Pakistan in danger of conceding a big lead.
The paceman reached the crease with scored of nought, nought, three, two and nought behind him.
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).