"The sun is yet high, let's go over and see the house of his nobs," gayly proposed Billy.
And then nobs would mayhaps have to do the boards, which would helewate the perfession, as all what they does helewates.
She was expected to sell worthless articles to nobs and snobs at exorbitant prices.
None of your "kitchen lancers" for us hamlet folk; we leave that kind of thing to the swells and nobs.
I was kind of plannin' to be a swell, and hang out at the Waldorf-Astoria, to see the nobs at home.
"Snobs," an its antithesis, "nobs," arose among the internal factions of shoe-makers perhaps ten years later.
You are all pretty well aware of my familiar acquaintance with the nobs of this here great nation.
The old International Hotel where the nobs used to stop and spent a fortune every day, is now run by a Chinaman at a cheap rate.
But I say, Bill—he is at that corner—the nobs must have passed close to him—suppose they saw him.
There ain't nothink the nobs is fair nuts on but wot these 'ere bellerers ban.
A rich and important person; swell
[1755+; origin unknown]