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noble

1. of or relating to a hereditary class with special social or political status, often derived from a feudal period
2. Chem
a. (of certain elements) chemically unreactive
b. (of certain metals, esp copper, silver, and gold) resisting oxidation
3. Falconry
a. designating long-winged falcons that capture their quarry by stooping on it from above
b. designating the type of quarry appropriate to a particular species of falcon
4. a person belonging to a privileged social or political class whose status is usually indicated by a title conferred by sovereign authority or descent
5. (in the British Isles) a person holding the title of duke, marquess, earl, viscount, or baron, or a feminine equivalent
6. a former Brit gold coin having the value of one third of a pound
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SPORTS artist Darren Baker has moved on to the noble art of cricket.
Global icon Beckham has admitted he is a huge fan of the noble art and has called Pacquiao 'inspirational', the report said.
Political work is an ethical and noble art at its core, and does not fit corruption and arrogance," said Rahi as he called on all politicians to resort back to their conscience and end the country's stalemate.
He deeply believes in the noble art of teaching, in helping to mold young minds, in showing them the proper path to learning, and not in directing them to digest the latest fads that have nothing to do with reality.
FRANKIE Gavin will make the third defence of his British welterweight title at the Copper Box in London on September 21 to spark off what is sure to be a sizzling September for the Noble Art.
The noble art of the sword; fashion and fencing in Renaissance Europe, 1520-1630.
The performance will fascinate the experienced ballet lover and captivate those who are new to this noble art form.
This is about our age-old, maybe 3,000 years, cultural heritage - the noble art of falconry, the art of peace, the art of conservation of nature.
The noble art of the air guitar was widely recognised as a national pastime.
A day packed full of medieval all-action adventure is promised, with the Knights of Royal England psyched up and raring to go, all set to wow audiences with their horseback stunts, knock-about humour and death-defying demonstrations of the noble art of jousting, played out against the beautiful backdrop of Cardiff Castle.
Employees at a legal firms across Birmingham have taken up the noble art of boxing as part of a fundraiser.
For his part, Stewart shows heart, as well as great technique, in allowing Robert his dignity after he realizes John is no longer listening to his impassioned bluster about the joys and responsibilities of their noble art.