NOT'ABLE, adjective [Latin known; to know.]
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[In both senses, this word is obsolete in elegant style, or used only in irony.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 8:5.
4. Notorious. Matthew 27:16.
5. Terrible. Acts 2:20.
6. Known or apparent. Acts 4:16.
1. In France, the nobles or persons of rank and distinction were formerly called notables.
2. A thing worthy of observation.