(Noon), v. i. To take rest and refreshment at noon.

(Noon"day`) n. Midday; twelve o'clock in the day; noon.

(Noon"day`) a. Of or pertaining to midday; meridional; as, the noonday heat. "Noonday walks." Addison.

(Noon"-flow`er) n. (Bot.) The goat's beard, whose flowers close at midday.

(Noon"ing), n. A rest at noon; a repast at noon.

(Noon"shun) n. [Obs.] See Nunchion. Nares.

(Noon"stead) n. The position of the sun at noon. [Obs.] Drayton.

(Noon"tide`) n. [From noon + tide time; cf. AS. nntid the ninth hour.] The time of noon; midday.

(Noose) n. [Prob. fr. OF. nous, nom. sing. or acc. pl. of nou knot, F. nud, L. nodus. Cf. Node.] A running knot, or loop, which binds the closer the more it is drawn.

(Noose) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noosed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Noosing.] To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare.

(Noot) See lst Not. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(No"pal) n. [Mexican nopalli.] (Bot.) A cactaceous plant (Nopalea cochinellifera), originally Mexican, on which the cochineal insect feeds, and from which it is collected. The name is sometimes given to other species of Cactaceæ.

(No"pal*ry) n.; pl. Nopalries A plantation of the nopal for raising the cochineal insect.

(Nope) n. (Zoöl.) A bullfinch. [Prov. Eng.]

(Nor) conj. [OE. nor, contr. from nother. See Neither.] A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor.

Provide neither gold nor silver, nor brass, in your purses, nor scrip for your journey.
Matt. x. 9, 10.

Where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt.
Matt. vi. 20.

I love him not, nor fear him.

Where neither party is nor true, nor kind.

Simois nor Xanthus shall be wanting there.

(Nor"bert*ine) n. See Premonstrant.

(No"ri*a) n. [Sp., from Ar. na'ra.] A large water wheel, turned by the action of a stream against its floats, and carrying at its circumference buckets, by which water is raised and discharged into a trough; used in Arabia, China, and elsewhere for irrigating land; a Persian wheel.

(No"ri*an) a. [From norite.] (Geol.) Pertaining to the upper portion of the Laurentian rocks. T. S. Hunt.

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