Not"a*ble (?), a. [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]

1.

Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident.

2.

Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person.

Notable in the sense of careful, thrifty, characterized by thrift and capacity (as, a notable housekeeper) is pronounced by many good orthoepists, n&ocr;t"&adot;*b'l, the derivatives notableness, and notably, being also similarly pronounced with short o in the first syllable.

3.

Well-known; notorious.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Not"a*ble (?), n.

1.

A person, or thing, of distinction.

2. French Hist.

One of a number of persons, before the revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders, appointed by the king to constitute a representative body.

 

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