What does the word nobly mean?

Usage examples for nobly

  1. " We will call it well developed, nobly planned. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  2. " He behaved nobly," said Bessie. – Paste Jewels by John Kendrick Bangs
  3. Then Hereward rose again, and spoke so nobly and so well, that all ears were charmed. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley