nonesuch

[ nuhn-suhch ]
/ ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ /

noun

a person or thing without equal; paragon.
Also non·such [non-suhch, nuhn-] /ˈnɒnˌsʌtʃ, ˈnʌn-/.

Origin of nonesuch

First recorded in 1550–60; none1 + such
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nonesuch

nonsuch

/ (ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ) /

noun

archaic a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
another name for black medick
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Word Origin and History for nonesuch

nonesuch


see nonsuch.

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