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nobleman

[noh-buh l-muh n]
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noun, plural no·ble·men.
  1. a man of noble birth or rank; noble; peer.
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Origin of nobleman

First recorded in 1520–30; noble + -man
Related formsno·ble·man·ly, adverb
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Related Words for noblemen

aristocrat, patrician, emperor, lord, royalty, noble, count, baron, gentleman, valet, knight, peer, prince, marquis, duke, earl, archduke, magnifico, grandee, baronet

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British Dictionary definitions for noblemen

nobleman

noun plural -men
  1. a man of noble rank, title, or status; peer; aristocrat
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Word Origin and History for noblemen

nobleman

n.

c.1300, from noble (adj.) + man (n.). Noblewoman is from 1570s.

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