- a person or thing without equal; paragon.
Origin of nonesuch
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Historical Examples of nonesuch
Theobald's is gone altogether, Nonesuch is wholly cleared away.
Nonesuch, however, has nothing to do with Kennington, and must not detain us.
He shifted his flag to the Nonesuch, schooner, and sent the frigate to Trinidad.Twelve Naval Captains
Molly Elliot Seawell
A Stuart face of nonesuch Charles, lank locks falling at its sides.Ulysses
He couldn't hear tell of the Black Joke or the Nonesuch but the blood rushed into his head.Merry-Garden and Other Stories
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
- archaic a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
- another name for black medick