- a person or thing without equal; paragon.
- a variant spelling of nonesuch
- archaic a matchless person or thing; nonpareil
- 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.