Noones vs Nones - What's the difference?

noones | nones |

As nouns the difference between noones and nones

is that noones is (obsolete) (noon) while nones is those without any religious affiliation or nones can be a dialect of italian spoken in parts of trentino.




  • (obsolete) (noon)
  • Anagrams




    (wikipedia noon)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . Cognate with Dutch noen, obsolete German Non, Norwegian non.


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) The ninth hour of the day counted from sunrise; around three o'clock in the afternoon.
  • Time of day when the sun is in its zenith; twelve o'clock in the day, midday.
  • (obsolete) The corresponding time in the middle of the night; midnight.
  • * 1885', When night was at its '''noon I heard a voice chanting the Koran in sweetest accents — Sir Richard Burton, ''The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night , Night 17:
  • (figurative) The highest point; culmination.
  • * Motley
  • In the very noon of that brilliant life which was destined to be so soon, and so fatally, overshadowed.
    * (sense, twelve o'clock in the day) noontide, noon-time, midday, twelve (o'clock)
    * (middle of the night) midnight
    See also


    (en verb)
  • To relax or sleep around midday
  • * 1906 , (Andy Adams), The Double Trail
  • *:Well, we crossed and nooned , lying around on purpose to give them a good lead, and when we hit the trail back in these sand-hills, there he was, not a mile ahead, and you can see there was no chance to get around.
  • * 1889 , (Mark Twain), (w, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court) Chapter XX
  • *:Between six and nine we made ten miles, which was plenty for a horse carrying triple—man, woman, and armor; then we stopped for a long nooning under some trees by a limpid brook.
  • * 1853 , (Theodore Winthrop), The Canoe and the Saddle
  • *:We presently turned just aside from the trail into an episode of beautiful prairie, one of a succession along the plateau at the crest of the range. At this height of about five thousand feet, the snows remain until June. In this fair, oval, forest-circled prairie of my nooning , the grass was long and succulent, as if it grew in the bed of a drained lake.
  • Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • The letter in the Arabic script.
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    (wikipedia nones)


  • In the the eighth day (ninth counting inclusively) before the ides of a month.
  • * 2013 , Roger D. Woodard, Myth, Ritual, and the Warrior in Roman and Indo-European Antiquity , page 38:
  • The Nones' occur on the seventh day of months, such as July, that have 31 days, and on the fifth day of months having fewer than 31 days: the '''Nones''' of July unquestionably occur on July 7; the day is so marked in the single Republican calendar we possess and in the Imperial calendars: this is non-controversial. Why then does Plutarch refer to July 5 as the “Capratine ' Nones ”?
  • Midday, or the meal eaten at midday.
  • * c.1400 , , The vision of Piers Plowman , line 6.145,
  • 6.144: And al is thorugh suffraunce that vengeaunce yow ne taketh!
    6.145: "Ac ancres and heremites that eten but at Nones
    6.146: And na moore er morwe -- myn almesse shul thei have,
  • The liturgy said at midday.
  • Those without a religious affiliation.
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  • See also

    * calends * ides


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