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Definition of "nobiliary" [no•bil•ia•ry]

  • Of or relating to the nobility. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nobiliary" in a sentence
  • "Valette (she probably had no right to the "nobiliary" _de_ although she signed her name thus) was the daughter of Pierre Valette,"
  • "Mr. Iggulden's editors should have also known that the nobiliary particle "von" is not capitalized."
  • "So after the great royal and nobiliary collections that gave rise to the first museums, there appeared less ambitious collections gathered by wealthy enthusiasts who shared a mutual taste for quality, and not only a lure toward curiosity as was common in Renaissance cabinets."