- Worthy of esteem; admirable.
- 1868, w:Louisa_May_Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, ch. 22,
- :Mr. March told . . . how devoted Brooke had been, and how he was altogether a most and upright young man.
- (archaic) valuable, Valuable.
- 1596, w:William_Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 3,
- :A pound of man's flesh taken from a man
- :Is not so , profitable neither,
- :As flesh of muttons, beefs, or goats.
- Capable of being estimated.
- 1928, Louis Kahlenberg and Norbert Barwasser, "On the time of Absorption and Excretion of Boric Acid in Man," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 79, iss. 2, p. 406,
- :After this time boric acid is always present in amounts.
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