Novennial to Nucleus
(No*ven"ni*al) a. [L. novennis of nine years; novem nine + annus year.] Done or recurring
every ninth year.
(No*ver"cal) a. [L. novennis of nine years; novem nine + annus year.] Done or recurring
every ninth year.
(No*ver"cal) a. [L. novercalis, from noverca a stepmother.] Of or pertaining to a stepmother; suitable
to, or in the manner of, a stepmother. Derham.
(Nov"ice) n. [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See New, and cf. Novitious.]
1. One who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in the
rudiments; a beginner; a tyro.
I am young; a novice in the trade.Dryden.
2. One newly received into the church, or one newly converted to the Christian faith. 1 Tim. iii. 6.
3. (Eccl.) One who enters a religious house, whether of monks or nuns, as a probationist. Shipley.
No poore cloisterer, nor no novys.Chaucer.
(Nov"ice), a. Like a novice; becoming a novice. [Obs.]
(Nov"ice*ship) n. The state of being a novice; novitiate.
(No`vi*lu"nar) a. [L. novus new + luna the moon.] Of or pertaining to the new moon. [R.]
(No*vi"ti*ate) n. [LL. novitiatus: cf. F. noviciat.]
1. The state of being a novice; time of initiation or instruction in rudiments.
2. Hence: Time of probation in a religious house before taking the vows.
3. One who is going through a novitiate, or period of probation; a novice. Addison.
4. The place where novices live or are trained. [R.]
(No*vi"tious) a. [L. novitius, novicius.] Newly invented; recent; new. [Obs.] Bp. Pearson.
(Nov"i*ty) n. [L. novitas, fr. novus new.] Newness; novelty. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(No"vum) n. A game at dice, properly called novem quinque the two principal throws being
nine and five. [Obs.] Shak.
(Now) adv. [OE. nou, nu, AS. nu, nu; akin to D., OS., & OHG. nu, G. nu, nun, Icel., nu, Dan.,
Sw., & Goth. nu, L. nunc, Gr. Skr. nu, nu. &radic193. Cf. New.]
1. At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now.
I have a patient now living, at an advanced age, who discharged blood from his lungs thirty years ago.Arbuthnot.
2. Very lately; not long ago.
They that but now, for honor and for plate,Waller.
Made the sea blush with blood, resign their hate.