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Definition of 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.
Noble No"ble, v. t.
To make noble; to ennoble. [Obs.]
Thou nobledest so far forth our nature. --Chaucer.
NobleNoble 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
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
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- The noble gases
(historically also the inert
gases; sometimes referred
to as aerogens) make up a group
of chemical elements
- Noble Automotive
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, Inc., is an American
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- Noble Corporation
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may constitute substantial advantages
over or relative
, or may be largely honorary
(e.g., precedence), and vary by country
- A noble savage
is a literary stock character
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- John Noble
(born 20 August
1948) is an Australian actor
and theatre director
of more than 80 plays. He is best known
for his roles
- Chelsea Noble
4, 1964) is an American
actress. She is known
for her role as Kate Mcdonald
on the television sitcom
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