An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood. from 14th c.
"This country house was occupied by nobles in the 16th century."
A medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d. from 14th c.
Having honorable qualities; having moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean or dubious in conduct and character.
"He made a noble effort."
"He is a noble man who would never put his family in jeopardy."
Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid.
"a noble edifice"
Of exalted rank; of or relating to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn.
"noble blood; a noble personage"
Both isohedral and isogonal.
belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy
"the Duchess of Kent and several other noble ladies"
"the medieval palace was once owned by a noble Florentine family"
having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles
"the promotion of human rights was a noble aspiration"
of imposing or magnificent size or appearance
"noble arches and massive granite columns"
"there is nothing more noble than a mature pine forest"
of excellent or superior quality
"Chardonnay is the noble grape from which some of the finest white wines are produced"
(especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth
"the greater a noble's military power, the more land he could control"
"the king imposed a tax on both nobles and peasants"
a former English gold coin first issued in 1351.
Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.
Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.
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.
A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.
An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61 (in 1913).
A European fish; the lyrie.
To make noble; to ennoble.
a titled peer of the realm
having high moral qualities;
"a noble spirit"
"a solid citizen"
"an upstanding man"
"a worthy successor"
impressive in appearance;
"a baronial mansion"
"an imposing residence"
"a noble tree"
"severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"
of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times;
"of noble birth"
having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character;
"a noble spirit"
inert especially toward oxygen;
"a noble gas such as helium or neon"
"noble metals include gold and silver and platinum"
Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
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