(Al"oes wood`) See Agalloch.
(Al`o*et"ic) a. [Cf. F. aloétique.] Consisting chiefly of aloes; of the nature of aloes.
(Al`o*et"ic), n. A medicine containing chiefly aloes.
(A*loft") adv. [Pref. a- + loft, which properly meant air. See Loft.]
1. On high; in the air; high above the ground. "He steers his flight aloft." Milton.
2. (Naut.) In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or rigging; overhead; hence in or to heaven.
(A*loft"), prep. Above; on top of. [Obs.]
Fresh waters run aloft the sea.
(A*lo"gi*an) n. [LL. Alogiani, Alogii, fr. Gr. 'a priv. + word.] (Eccl.) One of an ancient sect
who rejected St. John's Gospel and the Apocalypse, which speak of Christ as the Logos. Shipley.
(Al"o*gy) n. [L. alogia, Gr. fr. 'a priv. + reason.] Unreasonableness; absurdity. [Obs.]
(Al"o*in) n. (Chem.) A bitter purgative principle in aloes.
(Al"o*man`cy) n. [Gr. salt + - mancy: cf. F. alomancie, halomancie.] Divination by means
of salt. [Spelt also halomancy.] Morin.
(A*lone") a. [All + one. OE. al one all allone, AS. an one, alone. See All, One, Lone.]
1. Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; applied to a person or thing.
Alone on a wide, wide sea.
It is not good that the man should be alone.
Gen. ii. 18.
2. Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
Man shall not live by bread alone.
Luke iv. 4.
The citizens alone should be at the expense.
3. Sole; only; exclusive. [R.]
God, by whose alone power and conversation we all live, and move, and have our being.
4. Hence; Unique; rare; matchless. Shak.
The adjective alone commonly follows its noun.
To let or leave alone, to abstain from interfering with or molesting; to suffer to remain in its present
(A*lone"), adv. Solely; simply; exclusively.