What is noble?

  • (adj): Of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times.
    Example: "Of noble birth"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on noble:

Keri Noble
... Keri Noble (born 1975) is an American singer-songwriter born in Fort Worth, Texas and raised in Detroit ... Her father was a Baptist minister, and Noble sang in church as a child ... In 2008 Noble signed with Telarc Records in the United States and released a full-length album (self titled) in February, 2009 ...
Noble, Missouri
... Noble is a small unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri ... Creek Bridges Dawt Jackson Jasper Lick Creek Longrun Noble Nottinghill Pine Creek Pontiac Richland Spring Creek Thornfield West Bridges Unincorporated ...

More definitions of "noble":

  • (adj): Impressive in appearance.
    Example: "A noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"
    Synonyms: baronial, imposing, stately
  • (noun): A titled peer of the realm.
    Synonyms: Lord, nobleman
  • (adj): Having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character.
    Example: "A noble spirit"; "noble deeds"
  • (adj): Inert especially toward oxygen.
    Example: "A noble gas such as helium or neon"; "noble metals include gold and silver and platinum"

Famous quotes containing the word noble:

    The slight reproach to which the virtue of patriotism is commonly liable, the noble are most likely to incur.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    She’s noble born,
    And like her true nobility she has
    Carried herself towards me.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    One great Society alone on Earth,
    The noble Living, and the noble Dead.
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)