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Definition of Worthy

Worthy
Worthy Wor"thy, a. [Compar. Worthier; superl. Worthiest.] [OE. worthi, wur[thorn]i, from worth, wur[thorn], n.; cf. Icel. ver[eth]ugr, D. waardig, G. w["u]rdig, OHG. wird[=i]g. See Worth, n.] 1. Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous. Full worthy was he in his lordes war. --Chaucer. These banished men that I have kept withal Are men endued with worthy qualities. --Shak. Happier thou mayst be, worthier canst not be. --Milton. This worthy mind should worthy things embrace. --Sir J. Davies. 2. Having suitable, adapted, or equivalent qualities or value; -- usually with of before the thing compared or the object; more rarely, with a following infinitive instead of of, or with that; as, worthy of, equal in excellence, value, or dignity to; entitled to; meriting; -- usually in a good sense, but sometimes in a bad one. No, Warwick, thou art worthy of the sway. --Shak. The merciless Macdonwald, Worthy to be a rebel. --Shak. Whose shoes I am not worthy to bear. --Matt. iii. 11. And thou art worthy that thou shouldst not know More happiness. --Milton. The lodging is well worthy of the guest. --Dryden. 3. Of high station; of high social position. [Obs.] Worthy women of the town. --Chaucer. Worthiest of blood (Eng. Law of Descent), most worthy of those of the same blood to succeed or inherit; -- applied to males, and expressive of the preference given them over females. --Burrill.
Worthy
Worthy Wor"thy, n.; pl. Worthies. A man of eminent worth or value; one distinguished for useful and estimable qualities; a person of conspicuous desert; -- much used in the plural; as, the worthies of the church; political worthies; military worthies. The blood of ancient worthies in his veins. --Cowper.
Worthy
Worthy Wor"thy, v. t. To render worthy; to exalt into a hero. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Worthy from wikipedia

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