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Noah British & World English

(In the Bible) a Hebrew patriarch represented as tenth in descent from Adam. According to a story in Genesis he made the ark which saved his family and specimens of every animal from the Flood

Noah's ark British & World English

The ship in which Noah, his family, and the animals were saved from the Flood, according to the biblical account (Genesis 6-8)

Webster, Noah British & World English

(1758–1843), American lexicographer. His American Dictionary of the English Language (1828) was the first dictionary to give comprehensive coverage of American usage

Swayne, Noah Haynes British & World English

(1804–84), US Supreme Court associate justice 1862–81. Appointed to the Court by President Lincoln, he opposed slavery and advocated expanded federal powers