(formerly) the highest degree of fineness in a diamond or other precious stone.
Compare (def 13).
the finest quality; highest rank.
the finest quality of diamond or other precious stone
the highest grade or best quality
the most extreme kind: a fool of the first water
noun 1. the major industrialized non-Communist nations, including those in Western Europe, the United States, Canada, and Japan.
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for World War I
[furth] /fɜrθ/ noun, Chiefly Scot. 1. a long, narrow indentation of the seacoast. [furth] /fɜrθ/ noun 1. John Rupert, 1890–1960, English linguist. /fɜːθ/ noun 1. a relatively narrow inlet of the sea, esp in Scotland n. “arm of the sea, estuary of a river,” early 15c., Scottish, from Old Norse fjörðr (see fjord). firth (fûrth) […]
[klahyd] /klaɪd/ noun 1. a river in S Scotland, flowing NW into the Firth of Clyde. 106 miles (170 km) long. 2. Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in SW Scotland. 64 miles (103 km) long. 3. a male given name: a Scottish family name, after the Clyde River. /klaɪd/ noun 1. Firth of […]