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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
Glacier, King George Island Noble
Byrd Land Noble
may constitute substantial advantages
over or relative
or may be largely honorary
(e.g., precedence), and vary by country
- The noble gases
(historically also the inert
gases; sometimes referred
to as aerogens) make up a class
of chemical elements
- Buddhism, the Four Noble Truths
(Sanskrit: catvāri āryasatyāni; Pali: cattāri ariyasaccāni; "The four Arya satyas") are "the truths
of the Noble
Ones", the truths...
& Noble Booksellers
is an American
bookseller. It is a Fortune
and the bookseller
with the largest number
of retail outlets
- The Most Noble Order
of the Garter
is an order
of chivalry founded
III of England
in 1348. It is the most senior order
- Mark James Noble
(born 8 May 1987) is an English professional footballer
as a central midfielder
and is captain
of Premier League
- Ross Markham Noble
(born 5 June 1976) is an English
and actor living
in Melbourne. Noble
rose to mainstream
- A noble savage
is a literary stock character
of the indigene, outsider, wild human, an "other" who has not been "corrupted" by...
- The Noble Eightfold
Path (Pali: ariya
aṭṭhaṅgika magga; Sanskrit: āryāṣṭāṅgamārga) is an early summary
of the path of Buddhist practices leading
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