nobleman etymology

English word nobleman comes from English noble

Detailed word origin of nobleman

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noble English (eng) (now, historical) A medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d. [from 14th c.]. An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood. [from 14th c.] (geometry, of a polyhedron) Both isohedral and isogonal.. Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid.. Having honorable qualities; having moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean or dubious in conduct and [...]
nobleman English (eng) A peer; an aristocrat; ranks range from baron to king to emperor.

Words with the same origin as nobleman

Descendants of noble