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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Non  \Non\,  a. 
  No  not  See  {No},  a.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Non-  \Non-\  [L.  non,  OL  noenu,  noenum  fr  neoenum  lit.,  not 
  one  See  {None}.] 
  A  prefix  used  in  the  sense  of  not  un-;  in-;  as  in 
  nonattention,  or  non-attention,  nonconformity,  nonmetallic, 
  nonsuit. 
 
  Note:  The  prefix  non-  may  be  joined  to  the  leading  word  by 
  means  of  a  hyphen,  or  in  most  cases,  the  hyphen  may  be 
  dispensed  with  The  list  of  words  having  the  prefix 
  non-  could  easily  be  lengthened. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  non 
  adj  :  (prefix)  reverse  of  or  absence  of  "`nonhuman'  is  a  negative 
  term  containing  `non'  as  a  prefix" 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Non,  posterity;  a  fish;  eternal 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  NON-:COMBATANT:,  n.  A  dead  Quaker. 
 
 




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