What does the word noun mean?

Usage examples for noun

  1. The distinction of noun and verb, or more correctly, of subject and predicate, was the work of philosophers. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  2. This is as good a definition as I can give of a proper noun or name. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. " When you hounded the nurse-" " Plural noun," amended Brian wryly. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple