Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Noble birth; rank; state; dignity.
  • noun The body of nobles; the nobility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The body of nobles; the nobility.
  • noun obsolete Noble birth; nobility; dignity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete The body of nobles; the nobility.
  • noun obsolete Noble birth; nobility; dignity.

Etymologies

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Old French nobleie.

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