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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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Determine, Flissi a declare qu'il est pret sur tous les plans pour offrir au noble art algerien et a l'Algerie une medaille.
Much more besides the noble art, He showed us from the start, With words he changed both minds and hearts.
The King Who Invented Ballet: Louis XIV and the Noble Art of Dance BBC Four, 8pm David Bintley, director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, examines how Louis XIV influenced dance in the 17th and 18th century as he prepares to produce a new ballet about the French king.
Also, giving the noble art of sketching more attention will hopefully inspire more people to give it a go.
Mayweather is perhaps the greatest exponent of the noble art of hitting and not being hit ever seen - although I haven't watched enough Willie Pep to declare him a unanimous champ.
The so-called noble art has been left in the shade by the rise of mixed martial arts (MMA) through its vehicle of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the primal, unfettered action sating fight fans' hunger for violence.
The noble art lost a great friend this week and the sport of boxing is poorer for it," he said.
The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook: Hunting from the Heart is a hunting guide that emphasizes sustainability, conservation, and the noble art of transforming one's prey into nourishing food.
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.