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Notʹables (in French history)

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An assembly of nobles or notable men, selected by the king, of the House of Valois, to form a parliament. They were convened in 1626 by Richelieu, and not again till 1787 (a hundred and sixty years afterwards), when Louis XVI. called them together with the view of relieving the nation of some of its pecuniary embarrassments. The last time they ever assembled was November 6th, 1788.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Nosey
Nosnot-Bocai [Bo-ky]
Nostradamus (Michael)
Nostrum
Not
Not at Home
Not Worth a Rap
Not Worth a Rush
Not Worth a Straw
Not Worth Your Salt
Notables (in French history)
Notarica
Notary Public
Notation or Notes
Notch
Note of Hand (A)
Nothing
Notoriety
Nottingham (Saxon, Snotingaham, place of caves)
Nottingham Lambs
Nourmahal