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Definition of Novels

Novel
Novel Nov"el, a. [OF. novel, nuvel, F. nouvel, nouveau, L. novellus, dim. of novus new. See New.] Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. Note: In civil law, the novel or new constitutions are those which are supplemental to the code, and posterior in time to the other books. These contained new decrees of successive emperors. Novel assignment (Law), a new assignment or specification of a suit. Syn: New; recent; modern; fresh; strange; uncommon; rare; unusual. Usage: Novel, New . Everything at its first occurrence is new; that is novel which is so much out of the ordinary course as to strike us with surprise. That is a new sight which is beheld for the first time; that is a novel sight which either was never seen before or is seen but seldom. We have daily new inventions, but a novel one supposes some very peculiar means of attaining its end. Novel theories are regarded with distrust, as likely to prove more ingenious than sound.
Novel
Novel Nov"el, n. [F. nouvelle. See Novel, a.] 1. That which is new or unusual; a novelty. 2. pl. News; fresh tidings. [Obs.] Some came of curiosity to hear some novels. --Latimer. 3. A fictitious tale or narrative, professing to be conformed to real life; esp., one intended to exhibit the operation of the passions, and particularly of love. --Dryden. 4. [L. novellae (sc. constitutiones): cf. F. novelles.] (Law) A new or supplemental constitution. See the Note under Novel, a.

Meaning of Novels from wikipedia

- the rise of the literary novel, reading novels had only been a form of entertainment. However, one of the earliest English novels, Daniel Defoe's Robinson...
- Publication and Formats of Comics, Graphic Novels, and Tankobon", Image & Narrative #1 (Dec. 2000) Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know by Paul Gravett...
- fourteen novels and two novelisations. After Gardner retired due to ill health, author Raymond Benson continued the stories and wrote six Bond novels, three...
- feature films, television movies and comic books. King has published 61 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction...
- schedules. Light novels are commonly illustrated in a manga art style, and are often adapted into manga and anime. While most light novels are published...
- sinology, the Cl****ic Chinese Novels are two sets of the four or six best-known traditional Chinese novels. The Four Cl****ic Novels include Romance of the Three...
- he considers to have been the ten greatest novels and writes about the books and the authors. The ten novels are: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling...
- Waverley Novels are a long series of novels by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832). For nearly a century, they were among the most po****r and widely read novels in...
- Time's List of the 100 Best Novels is an unranked list of the 100 best novels published in the English language between 1923 and 2005. The list was compiled...
- resemble mixed-media novels. In ****anese terminology, a distinction is often made between visual novels (abbreviated NVL, derived from "novel"), which consist...
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