Soliped to Solvent
(Sol"i*ped) n. [Cf. F. solipède, It. solipede, Sp. solipedo; apparently fr. L. solus alone + pes,
pedis, a foot; but probably fr. L. solidipes solid-footed, whole-hoofed. See Solid, and Pedal.] (Zoöl.)
A mammal having a single hoof on each foot, as the horses and asses; a solidungulate. [Written also
The solipeds, or firm-hoofed animals, as horses, asses, and mules, etc., they are, also, in mighty
number.Sir T. Browne.
(So*lip"e*dous) a. Having single hoofs.
(So*lip"sism) n. [L. solus alone + ipse self.]
1. (Ethics) Egotism. Krauth-Fleming.
2. (Metaph.) Egoism. Krauth- Fleming.
(Sol`i*se"qui*ous) a. [L. sol sun + sequi to follow.] Following the course of the sun; as,
solisequious plants. [R.] Sir T. Browne.
(Sol`i*taire") n. [F. See Solitary.]
1. A person who lives in solitude; a recluse; a hermit. Pope.
2. A single diamond in a setting; also, sometimes, a precious stone of any kind set alone.
Diamond solitaires blazing on his breast and wrists.Mrs. R. H. Davis.
3. A game which one person can play alone; applied to many games of cards, etc.; also, to a game
played on a board with pegs or balls, in which the object is, beginning with all the places filled except
one, to remove all but one of the pieces by "jumping," as in draughts.
4. (Zoöl.) (a) A large extinct bird (Pezophaps solitaria) which formerly inhabited the islands of Mauritius
and Rodrigeuz. It was larger and taller than the wild turkey. Its wings were too small for flight. Called
also solitary. (b) Any species of American thrushlike birds of the genus Myadestes. They are noted
their sweet songs and retiring habits. Called also fly-catching thrush. A West Indian species (Myadestes
sibilans) is called the invisible bird.
(Sol`i*ta"ri*an) n. [See Solitary.] A hermit; a solitary. [Obs.] Sir R. Twisden.
(Sol`i*ta*ri"e*ty) n. The state of being solitary; solitariness. [Obs.] Cudworth.
(Sol"i*ta*ri*ly) adv. In a solitary manner; in solitude; alone. Mic. vii. 14.
(Sol"i*ta*ri*ness), n. Condition of being solitary.
(Sol"i*ta*ry) a. [L. solitarius, fr. solus alone: cf. F. solitaire. See Sole, a., and cf. Solitaire.]
1. Living or being by one's self; having no companion present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely.
Those rare and solitary, these in flocks.Milton.
Hie home unto my chamber,Shak.
Where thou shalt find me, sad and solitary.
2. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
Satan . . . explores his solitary flight.Milton.