Origin of nubile
Examples from the Web for nubility
That all this virility and nubility and glamor is pure coincidence?Masters of Space|Edward Elmer Smith
And an even greater period passes between this epoch and the age it is proper for a man to marry,—his age of nubility.
This we have already pointed out in speaking of the age of nubility.
Nubility is the age or state when a boy or a girl is "fit" for marriage.Woman|William J. Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for nubility
adjective (of a girl or woman)
Word Origin for nubile
Word Origin and History for nubility
1640s, "marriageable" (said of a woman), from French nubile (16c.) or directly from Latin nubilis "marriageable," from stem of nubere "take as husband" (see nuptial). In sense of "young and sexually attractive" from 1973. Related: Nubility.