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nonesuch

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noun none·such \ˈnən-ˌsəch\

Definition of nonesuch

  1. :  a person or thing without an equal

nonesuch adjective


Examples of nonesuch in a sentence

  1. <in medieval legend Sir Galahad is the nonesuch of the noble knight with a pure and unselfish heart>



1590

First Known Use of nonesuch

1590


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