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noble-born Line breaks: noble-born

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Definition of noble-born in English:

adjective

Belonging by birth to the aristocracy: the noble-born Lady Mary Hamilton
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  • If you're unfamiliar with the play, it's been described as a 'deconstruction of the idea of love' examining and re-examining what makes people fall in love, at least according to 17th century noble-born sensibilities.
  • In Shakespearean texts, the speeches (and often, the dialogue) of noble-born characters are written in blank verse.
  • Lucas (the sword-wielding, noble-born knight-guy with whom I completed the game) has, for instance, a power that slowly regenerates health over a period of time.

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