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nonesuch

[nuhn-suhch] /ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ/
noun
1.
a person or thing without equal; paragon.
Also, nonsuch
[non-suhch, nuhn-] /ˈnɒnˌsʌtʃ, ˈnʌn-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of nonesuch
1550-1560
First recorded in 1550-60; none1 + such
Synonyms
ideal, model, pattern, nonpareil.
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nonesuch

/ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ/
noun
1.
(archaic) a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
2.
another name for black medick
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