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Nubility

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nubility The state of being marriageable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nubility The state of being nubile or marriageable.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. nubilité,

Usage

In literature:

Sixteen, slender, but nubile, he said to himself, and laid up the phrase in his memory as a happy one.
"Crome Yellow" by Aldous Huxley
Her daughter, Lucille, was nubile.
"Imperial Purple" by Edgar Saltus
She retains her vigor and youthfulness, and even at the age of forty may rival the young nubile girl.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Clouds were rising between Toyotomi and Tokugawa as the princess approached nubile years.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
The nubile age of females is from about 11 years.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
This we have already pointed out in speaking of the age of nubility.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Such was the ideal of wifely purity in an isle where nubile virgins went naked as in paradise.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The stage became a comical waggling of nubile white legs.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
I am barely of nubile age, and yet I was not half so old on the day I saw you for the first time.
"Ancient Manners" by Pierre Louys
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In news:

The nubile women strut with microscopic plaid skirts, bare midriffs and bras that propel already-ample bosoms upward and outward.
Salome, nubile and depraved, daughter of Herodias is the coveted stepchild of lascivious Herod, ruler of Judea.
Salome, nubile and depraved, daughter of Herodias is the coveted stepchild of lascivious Herod, ruler of Judea.
Ariel Winter's Mom: I Was Only Trying to Protect My Daughter's Nubile Bits.
T he rain fell in frosty sheets, painting outfits onto the nubile young bodies on Chestnut Street, as I waited to get inside Mad River.
Greensburg — An older gentleman with his shirt off, showing a torso that is tanned to a crisp, had positioned himself at the beach to watch a cluster of nubile undergrads nearby.
Well here's a little newsflash for you: that nubile little hottie is now 39 years old.
Nubile "Playboy" bunnies do an underwater ballet pas de deux in 3D.
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