Webster 1913 Edition
notamark, note. See 5th
Capable of being noted; noticeable; plain; evident.
Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished;
☞ Notable in the sense of careful, thrifty, characterized by thrift and capacity (as, a notable housekeeper) is pronounced by many good orthoepists,
nŏt′ȧ-b’l, the derivatives notableness, and notably, being also similarly pronounced with short o in the first syllable.
A person, or thing, of distinction.
One of a number of persons, before the revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders, appointed by the king to constitute a representative body.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Remarkable; worthy of notice; memorable; observable; distinguished or noted.
They bore two or three charges from the horse with notable courage.
Two young men of notable strength. 2 Maccabees.
2.Active; industrious; careful; as a notable woman.
[In both senses, this word is obsolete in elegant style, or used only in irony. The second sense is in colloquial use in New England.
3.In Scripture, conspicuous; sightly; as a notable horn. Daniel 8.
4.Notorious. Matthew 27.
5.Terrible. Acts 2.
6.Known or apparent. Acts 4.
1.In France, the nobles or persons of rank and distinction were formerly called notables.
2.A thing worthy of observation.