Nobiliary
Nobiliary No*bil"ia*ry, n. A history of noble families. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nobiliary — No*bil ia*ry, a. [F. nobiliare. See {Noble}.] Of or pertaining to the nobility. Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nobiliary —   a. pertaining to nobility.    ♦ nobiliary particle, preposition indicating nobility, e.g.   de (French) or von (German) …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nobiliary — adj. of the nobility. Phrases and idioms: nobiliary particle a preposition forming part of a title of nobility (e.g. French de, German von). Etymology: F nobiliaire (as NOBLE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nobiliary — /noh bil ee er ee, bil yeuh ree/, adj. of or pertaining to the nobility. [1720 30; < F nobiliaire. See NOBLE, ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • nobiliary — adjective pertaining or related to nobility …   Wiktionary

  • nobiliary — no·bil·i·ar·y || nəʊ bɪlɪərɪ adj. of or belonging to the nobility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nobiliary — [nə(ʊ) bɪljəri] adjective relating to the nobility. Origin C18: from Fr. nobiliaire, based on L. nobilis (see noble) …   English new terms dictionary

  • nobiliary — no·bil·i·ary …   English syllables

  • nobiliary — /noʊˈbɪljəri/ (say noh bilyuhree) adjective of or relating to the nobility. {French nobiliaire, from Latin nōbilis noble} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nobiliary particle — noun A preposition forming part of a title or certain names, eg Ger von, Fr de, Ital di • • • Main Entry: ↑nobility …   Useful english dictionary

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