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noble


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lyrie  \Ly"rie\  (l[imac]"r[i^]),  n.  [Icel.  hl[=y]ri  a  sort  of 
  fish.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  European  fish  ({Peristethus  cataphractum}),  having  the  body 
  covered  with  bony  plates,  and  having  three  spines  projecting 
  in  front  of  the  nose;  --  called  also  {noble},  {pluck}, 
  {pogge},  {sea  poacher},  and  {armed  bullhead}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Noble  \No"ble\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  noble;  to  ennoble.  [Obs.] 
 
  Thou  nobledest  so  far  forth  our  nature.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Noble  \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 
  edifice. 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  noble 
  adj  1:  having  high  moral  qualities;  "a  noble  spirit";  "a  solid 
  citizen";  "an  upstanding  man";  "a  worthy  successor" 
  [syn:  {solid},  {upstanding},  {worthy}] 
  2:  impressive  in  appearance;  "a  baronial  mansion";  "an  imposing 
  residence";  "a  noble  tree";  "severe-looking  policemen  sat 
  astride  noble  horses";  "stately  columns"  [syn:  {baronial}, 
  {imposing},  {stately}] 
  3:  of  or  belonging  to  or  constituting  the  hereditary 
  aristocracy  especially  as  derived  from  feudal  times;  "of 
  noble  birth"  [ant:  {lowborn}] 
  4:  having  or  showing  or  indicative  of  high  or  elevated 
  character;  "a  noble  spirit";  "noble  deeds"  [ant:  {ignoble}] 
  5:  inert  especially  toward  oxygen;  "a  noble  gas  such  as  helium 
  or  neon";  "noble  metals  include  gold  and  silver  and 
  platinum" 
  n  :  a  titled  peer  of  the  realm  [syn:  {lord},  {nobleman}]  [ant:  {lady}, 
  {lady}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Noble,  IL  (village,  FIPS  53143) 
  Location:  38.69720  N,  88.22457  W 
  Population  (1990):  756  (350  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  62868 
  Noble,  LA  (village,  FIPS  55420) 
  Location:  31.69008  N,  93.68302  W 
  Population  (1990):  225  (100  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  71462 
  Noble,  MO 
  Zip  code(s):  65715 
  Noble,  OH 
  Zip  code(s):  44132 
  Noble,  OK  (town,  FIPS  52150) 
  Location:  35.14093  N,  97.37185  W 
  Population  (1990):  4710  (1954  housing  units) 
  Area:  32.4  sq  km  (land),  1.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  73068 




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