Note

He changed his note; he told another sort of a story.
sb. business, attempt, employment, labourVariants: not, Etymology: Anglo-Saxon notu, use, employment.
sb. nutVariants: nute Comb.: not-heed, a head like a nut note-muge, nutmeg, note-migge, nut-shale, nutshellEtymology: Anglo-Saxon hnutu. [[Addition:]] A better explanation of not-heed is ‘with the hair of the head closely cut.' The verb to nott means to cut the hair close. ‘Tondre, to sheer, clip, cut, powle nott '; Cotgrave.