nonsuch [nun′such΄]

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  • Nonsuch — may refer to: Nonsuch House, 1579, on London Bridge Nonsuch Palace, an English royal palace built by Henry VIII in what is now Surrey Nonsuch Park, a public park in the London Borough of Sutton, part of the larger park associated with the palace… …   Wikipedia

  • nonsuch — nonsuch, nonesuch Nonsuch (pronounced nun such) is now the more usual form in both its main meanings, ‘a person or thing that is unrivalled’ and ‘a plant with black pods’ …   Modern English usage

  • Nonsuch — Non such, n. See {Nonesuch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nonsuch — (spr. Nonsotsch), Hafen an der Ostküste der Kleinen Antille Antigoa …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • nonsuch — (n.) 1580s, nonesuch unmatched or unrivaled thing, from NONE (Cf. none) + SUCH (Cf. such). As a type of decorated 16c. or 17c. chest, it is in reference to Nonesuch Palace, in Surrey, which supposedly is represented in the designs …   Etymology dictionary

  • nonsuch — /non such , nun /, n. nonesuch. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonsuch — n. nonesuch, person or thing unrivaled or unequaled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonsuch — [ nɒnsʌtʃ] noun 1》 (also nonesuch) archaic a person or thing regarded as perfect or excellent. 2》 a small medick grown as a constituent of grazing pasture. [Medicago lupulina.] Origin C17: coined on the pattern of nonpareil …   English new terms dictionary

  • nonsuch — noun (singular) another spelling of nonesuch …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nonsuch — non·such …   English syllables