nonsuch

nonsuch

[non-suhch, nuhn-]
noun
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nonesuch or nonsuch (ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ)
 
n
1.  archaic a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
2.  another name for black medick
 
nonsuch or nonsuch
 
n

nonsuch (ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ)
 
n
a variant spelling of nonesuch

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nonsuch
1590, nonesuch "unmatched or unrivaled thing," from none + such. As a type of decorated 16c. or 17c. chest, it is in ref. to Nonesuch Palace, in Surrey, which supposedly is represented in the designs.
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