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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Nobleman  \No"ble*man\,  n.;  pl  {Noblemen}. 
  One  of  the  nobility;  a  noble;  a  peer;  one  who  enjoys  rank 
  above  a  commoner,  either  by  virtue  of  birth,  by  office,  or  by 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  titled  peer  of  the  realm  [syn:  {lord},  {noble}]  [ant:  {lady}, 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  (Gr.  basilikos  i.e.,  "king's  man"),  an  officer  of  state  (John 
  4:49)  in  the  service  of  Herod  Antipas.  He  is  supposed  to  have 
  been  the  Chuza,  Herod's  steward,  whose  wife  was  one  of  those 
  women  who  "ministered  unto  the  Lord  of  their  substance"  (Luke 
  8:3).  This  officer  came  to  Jesus  at  Cana  and  besought  him  to  go 
  down  to  Capernaum  and  heal  his  son,  who  lay  there  at  the  point 
  of  death.  Our  Lord  sent  him  away  with  the  joyful  assurance  that 
  his  son  was  alive. 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  NOBLEMAN,  n.  Nature's  provision  for  wealthy  American  minds  ambitious 
  to  incur  social  distinction  and  suffer  high  life. 

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