Definition of Noblewoman

1. Noun. A woman of the peerage in Britain.




Definition of Noblewoman

1. n. A female of noble rank; a peeress.

Definition of Noblewoman

1. Noun. A woman having a noble rank, especially one belonging to the peerage; a Lady ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Noblewoman

1. [n -WOMEN]

Medical Definition of Noblewoman

1. A female of noble rank; a peeress. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Noblewoman

noble metal
noble metals
noble rot
nobleite
nobleman
noblemen
nobleness
noblenesses
nobler
nobles
nobless
noblesse
noblesse oblige
noblesses
noblest
noblewoman (current term)
noblewomen
nobley
nobleye
nobleys
nobly
nobodies
nobody
nobody's
nobody's perfect
nobs
nobuddy
nocake
nocakes
nocardia asteroides

Literary usage of Noblewoman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1763)
"... of any nobleman or noblewoman (then being above the age of eighteen years ;) (2) and if any fuch nobleman or noblewoman (other than women married) ..."

2. A Selection of Cases from the State Trials ...: Trials for Treason (1327 by John William Willis Bund (1879)
"... said oaths before mentioned of any nobleman or noblewoman then being above the age of eighteen years and if such nobleman or noblewoman other than women ..."

3. Calendar of Entries in the Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and by Great Britain Public Record Office, Archivio vaticano, Irish Manuscripts Commission (1902)
"... nobleman, and Eleanor his wife, noblewoman, of the diocese of Worcester. Ibid. ... nobleman, and Joan hU wife, damsel, noblewoman, of the same diocese. ..."

4. Exposition and Illustration in Teaching by John Adams (1910)
"The proverb may be represented in purely mathematical form: — sow's ear : silk purse :: kitchenmaid : noblewoman. The implication is that the relation ..."

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