- one of a number of prominent men, usually of the aristocracy, called by the king on extraordinary occasions.
- Notables, Also called Assembly of the Notables. an assembly of high-ranking nobles, ecclesiastics, and state functionaries having deliberative but not legislative or administrative powers, convoked by the king principally in 1554, 1786, and 1788, in the lattermost year to establish the manner for selecting the States-General.
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“Gently rolling hills” roll not-so-gently under my tires, but the English countryside scenery is soporific.
It was promoted on what might be called not-quite-mainstream or, indeed, axe-to-grind media.
In the not-too-distant future, the AMRAAM might also be out-ranged by new weapons that are being developed around the world.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An autopsy found highly toxic cyanide levels in the blood of the not-so-dearly departed.
And with each false alarm, the not-so-subtle panic continues, as Europe waits and wonders what happens next.
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
It is followed by forty-four pages of argument and illustration relating exclusively to the able-bodied wage-earner.
The wonder is that between sword and halter there was any able-bodied man left in Munster.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
As in the Report itself, no definition is given in the Act of what was meant by "able-bodied persons."
We can find no explanation of, or reason for, the entire absence of any provision for independent women who were able-bodied.
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Derived forms of notablenotableness, noun
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