Definition of Nonsuches

1. Noun. (plural of nonsuch) ¹



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Definition of Nonsuches

1. nonsuch [n] - See also: nonsuch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonsuches

nonsubsidised
nonsubsidized
nonsubstantial
nonsubstantive
nonsubstitutable
nonsubstituted
nonsubstrate
nonsubtle
nonsubtractive
nonsuburban
nonsuccess
nonsuccesses
nonsuccessful
nonsuccessive
nonsuch
nonsuches (current term)
nonsucrose
nonsufficient
nonsuffixed
nonsugar
nonsugared
nonsugars
nonsugary
nonsuicidal
nonsuicide
nonsuicides
nonsuing
nonsuit
nonsuitable
nonsuited

Literary usage of Nonsuches

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1. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"When the fruit is scarce, the marmalade (which ought to be very white) may be made in part or entirely with nonsuches. The better to preserve their form, ..."

2. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1845)
"Boil together for fifteen minutes a pound of well-refined sugar and half a pint of water; then add a couple of pounds of nonsuches, or of any other ..."

3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1845)
"Some excellent nonsuches have been received, which sell well. Of Pears there is now scarcely any sorts remaining, except baking ; there are some few Easter ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1853)
"... or as we should now say paragons, uniques, nonpareil*, or nonsuches). lie also speaks in particular commendation of pearls shaped like alabaster unguent ..."

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