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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