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No·ble

(nō'bĕl),
Charles P., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1935. See: Noble position.

No·ble

(nō'bĕl),
Robert L., 20th-century Canadian physiologist. See: Noble-Collip procedure.

noble,

adj an archaic term referring to inert gases and precious metals.
noble metal,
Nocardia,
n a genus of aerobic nonmotile actinomycetes, which are transitional between bacteria and fungi. They are primarily saprophytic but may cause disease in man and other animals.
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Greater punishment is reserved for the so-called enemies of the nobleman (v.
bar]ngzi Sui joined with Zhao Dun of Jin, Hua Ou of Song, Kong Da of Wei and a nobleman of Xu to rescue Zheng.
Pranksters in Dunchurch, near Rugby, ensure the 15ft effigy of nobleman Lord John Scott wears fancy dress each Christmas.
Sooner or later the nobleman or the horse will die -- and with some luck, both of them.
Maria Kuimova (Giselle) and Vladimir Tsybenov (the Count) danced beautifully together before the tragic scene where, discovering that the nobleman is already married, she kills herself on his sword.
Papers released this week show that bogus Hungarian nobleman, Louis de Wohl, was able to persuade 'intelligence' bosses during World War II that Adolf Hitler, above, was hooked on horoscopes and he could read the Fuhrer's future.
The first, "Love Notes and Letters", was a collection of her most intimate letters to her lover, Antoine de Villedieu, and the second, "The Letter Case", was an epistolary novel constructed as a set of ten letters from the Marquis de Naumanoir to a nobleman in the provinces, which lightheartedly discuss the romantic misadventures of various Parisian socialites.
She lived with the son of a baron, but he refused to marry her since he was a nobleman and she a peasant.
The story has Nottinghamshire nobleman Robin of Locksley returning from fighting in the Crusades and finding King Richard's brother, Prince John, ruling the land in cahoots with the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
As for the jokes, forget it; except for a sugar-cured Ian McKellen having a high old time as church-hating British nobleman Leigh Teabing, Howard's movie is as solemn as a High Mass.
Also, unfortunately, a girl's worth in those days is measured by how wealthy a nobleman she can snag into marriage so that the rest of her working-class family can live the rest of their lives in comfort.
By the early 1980s Nobleman felt ready to combine his experience and knowledge with an entrepreneurial impulse to build his own pharmacy chain, and he bought an initial drug store.