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Definition of Noble

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Lyrie Ly"rie (l[imac]"r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A European fish (Peristethus cataphractum), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; -- called also noble, pluck, pogge, sea poacher, and armed bullhead.
Noble
Noble No"ble, n. 1. A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer. 2. An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A European fish; the lyrie.
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Noble No"ble, v. t. To make noble; to ennoble. [Obs.] Thou nobledest so far forth our nature. --Chaucer.
Noble
Noble No"ble, a. [Compar. Nobler; superl. Noblest.] [F. noble, fr. L. nobilis that can be or is known, well known, famous, highborn, noble, fr. noscere to know. See know.] 1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart. Statues, with winding ivy crowned, belong To nobler poets for a nobler song. --Dryden. 2. Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice. 3. Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage. Note: Noble is used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, noble-born, noble-hearted, noble-minded. Noble metals (Chem.), silver, gold, and platinum; -- so called from their freedom from oxidation and permanence in air. Copper, mercury, aluminium, palladium, rhodium, iridium, and osmium are sometimes included. Syn: Honorable; worthy; dignified; elevated; exalted; superior; sublime; great; eminent; illustrious; renowned; stately; splendid; magnificent; grand; magnanimous; generous; liberal; free.

Meaning of Noble from wikipedia

- A noble is a member of the nobility. Noble may also refer to: Noble, Illinois, a village Noble, Indiana, an unincorporated community Noble, Iowa, an unincorporated...
- Barnes & Noble, Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, is the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the United States and a retailer of content...
- The noble gases (historically also the inert gases; sometimes referred to as aerogens) make up a group of chemical elements with similar properties; under...
- nobility may constitute substantial advantages over or relative to non-nobles, or may be largely honorary (e.g., precedence), and vary by country and...
- John Noble (born 20 August 1948) is an Australian actor and theatre director of more than 80 plays.[citation needed] He is best known for his roles as...
- Noble Corporation plc is an offs**** drilling contractor organized in London, United Kingdom. Its affiliate, Noble Corporation, is organized in the Cayman...
- Chelsea Noble (born Nancy Mueller, December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Kate Mcdonald on the television sitcom Growing...
- Noble Group Holdings Limited is a Hong Kong based energy products and industrial raw materials supply chain manager. The company is incorporated in Bermuda...
- Noble Henry Willingham, Jr. (August 31, 1931 – January 17, 2004) was an American television and film actor who appeared in more than thirty films and...
- Samantha C. Noble (born 15 May 1984) is an Australian actress who has worked on television series and films. She is currently best known for her role...
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