Solus So"lus, masc. a., Sola So"la, fem. a.[L.] Alone; -- chiefly used in stage directions, and the like. [1913 Webster]

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  • solus — Latin, “alone” (see SOLE (Cf. sole) (adj.)). Used in stage directions (1590s) and in phrases solus cum sola alone with an unchaperoned woman and solus cum solo all on one s own, both lit. alone with alone …   Etymology dictionary

  • SOLUS — untis, Siciliae oppid. inter Eleutherum amnem et Thermas Himerenses, teste Ptol. apud quem Ο᾿λουλὶς corrupte scribitur. Hodie Solanto. Graecis olim Σολόεις, et contracte Σολοῦς, Romanis Soluntum et Solentum; quemadmodum in Italiâ Γ῾δρόεις, sive… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Solus — (Soluntum), feste Stadt auf der Nordküste von Sicilien, mit Hafen; j. Castello di Solanto …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • solus — index apart, sole, solitary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • solus — [sō′ləs] adj. [L, SOLE2] alone: a stage direction …   English World dictionary

  • Solus — Wann Solus mit Sola spaziert, kein Vatter Vnser betet wird; die Jungfrawschafft bleibt leicht im Stich, für solchem Spatzieren hüte dich. Lat.: Solus cum sola non praesumitur orare Pater noster. (Dietrich, I, 195.) …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Solus — Ansicht von Solunto Solunto, griechisch Σολοῦς (transkribiert: Solus), lateinisch Soluntum, deutsch Solunt, war eine antike Stadt auf Sizilien in der heutigen Gemeinde Santa Flavia. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Lage und Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • solus — adverb or adjective Etymology: Latin Date: 1599 alone often used in stage directions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solus — /saw loos/; Eng. /soh leuhs/, adj. Latin. (referring to a man) alone; by oneself (used formerly in stage directions). Cf. sola. * * * …   Universalium

  • solus — (Subclass Copepoda): A short seta on the antennule of some siphonostomatoids [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

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