nonsuch









nonsuch


noun

  1. a person or thing without equal; paragon.

noun

  1. a variant spelling of nonesuch

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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