Definition of Nonesuch

1. Noun. Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.

Exact synonyms: Apotheosis, Ideal, Nonpareil, Nonsuch, Paragon, Saint
Specialized synonyms: Crackerjack, Jimdandy, Jimhickey, Class Act, Humdinger
Generic synonyms: Model, Role Model
Derivative terms: Apotheosise, Apotheosize, Sainthood, Sanctify



Definition of Nonesuch

1. n. A person or thing of a sort that there is no other such; something extraordinary; a thing that has not its equal. It is given as a name to various objects, as to a choice variety of apple, a species of medic (Medicago lupulina), a variety of pottery clay, etc.

Definition of Nonesuch

1. Noun. A person or thing with no equal. "nonesuch". The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 14 Nov. 2007. ¹

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Definition of Nonesuch

1. a person or thing without an equal [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonesuch

nonessential
nonessential amino acid
nonessential amino acids
nonessentials
nonestablished
nonestablishment
nonester
nonesterifiable
nonesterified
nonesterified fatty acid
nonesters
nonesthetic
nonestrogen
nonestrogenic
nonestuarine
nonesuch (current term)
nonesuch clover
nonesuches
nonet
nonetched
noneternal
nonethanol
nonetheless
nonethical
nonethnic
nonethnics
nonethnocentric
nonethylated
nonethylene
nonetiological

Literary usage of Nonesuch

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

1. Report of the State Board of Geological Survey by Michigan Geological Survey, Alfred Church Lane (1907)
"The lower contact of the ^nonesuch is well exposed near the mouth of Black River, on the lake shore just west of the west line of Sec. ..."

2. The Loseley Manuscripts: Manuscripts and Other Rare Documents, Illustrative by Alfred John Kempe (1836)
"Documents relating to the royal Palace of nonesuch. The palace of nonesuch stood near the site of the old manor house and the village church of Cuddington ..."

3. Old English Popular Music by William Chappell, Harry Ellis Wooldridge (1893)
"214, ed. 1810), from a copy in the Roxburghe Collection, i. 43, " printed for John Wright.' nonesuch, OR À LA MODE DE FRANCE. Tlte Dancing Master, 1650, ..."

4. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"Medicago Lupulina—Specific Character. (Black Medick nonesuch)—Procumbent, pubescent, annual leaflets, ..."

5. Chronicles of London Bridge by Richard Thomson (1839)
"In these views, one of the most curious objects is a prospect of the EASTERN EXTERIOR OF THE CHAPEL OF " THE nonesuch HOUSE ON LONDON BRIDGE IN 1756 (p. ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1837)
"Elizabeth was again at nonesuch in the summer of 1000, " excellently disposed to hunting, for every second day she is on horseback, and continues the sport ..."

7. The Loseley Manuscripts: ... and Other Rare Documents, Illustrative of Some by Alfred John Kempe (1836)
"Documents relating to the royal Palace of nonesuch. The palace of nonesuch stood near the site of the old manor house and the village church of Cuddington ..."

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