Nonsuch



[nuhn-suhch] /ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ/

noun
1.
a person or thing without equal; paragon.
/ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of nonesuch
/ˈnʌnˌsʌtʃ/
noun
1.
(archaic) a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
2.
another name for black medick
n.

1580s, nonesuch “unmatched or unrivaled thing,” from none + 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.

see nonsuch.

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