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- n. Variant of nonesuch.
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- n. Alternative spelling of nonesuch.
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- n. See nonesuch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See nonesuch.
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- n. model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
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If this crazy, nonsuch wedding hadn't sent us packing 10,000 miles with our toddler, it's shameful what we would have missed.
Then you are, as indeed I have always thought you, a nonsuch of a woman.
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On every average page of Shakespeare you are greeted and gladdened by at least five words that you never saw before in his writings, and that you never will see again, speaking once and then for ever holding their peace -- each not only rare, but a nonsuch -- five gems just shown, then snatched away.
As for James, he declared him a nonsuch, and said, that although poor, he would not have hesitated to have given him sixpence for
As for James, he declared him a nonsuch, and said, that although poor, he would not have hesitated to have given him sixpence for a lock of his hair, just to keep beside him for a keepsake; (did any body ever hear such nonsense?)
That he has that loveliness in him which is not to be found in any other: He is the chief among ten thousand, a nonsuch for beauty, fairer than the children of men, than any of them, than all of them; there is none like him, nor any to be compared with him; every thing else is to be accounted loss and dung in comparison of him, Phil. iii.
He is a nonsuch for prudence: There is none so discreet and wise as thou art, v. 39.
O/T Next crisis: The financial regulation 2000 page nonsuch bill just passed Senate.
The temptation must represent Christ as a nonsuch for rough dealing, and the tempted a nonsuch for misery.