Definition of solitaire in English:
- Indeed, the game is sometimes called patience sorting, where patience is the British term for solitaire.
- I've sat here for twenty minutes, played seven games of solitaire, and try as I may I can't pull anything out of the day.
- Perfect for making sure that you save power when you nod off after a demanding midnight game of solitaire.
- A typical King press conference finds the tuxedo-clad promoter clutching an American flag in a hand graced by a nine-carat solitaire set in a white gold ring.
- The black-enameled hinged balls shown in Plate XII were used to cover the diamond solitaire earrings also shown.
- I took the rings to a jeweler, sold the gold, and had the solitaire diamond set into a pendant, which I then gave to my daughter for her 18th birthday.
- Later it is explained to you that simple designs are more the persons style so you return the ‘gaudy’ ring for the simple solitaire.
- ‘Being the baby of the family, I certainly didn't think I would be getting a large solitaire of my dreams, and I didn't,’ she says.
- There won't be room to get on one knee, and you risk dropping the solitaire into the depths, but if it goes well, you'll have the world's best answer to the question ‘So where did you get engaged?’
- Family Raphidae: the Rodriguez solitaire (Pezophaps solitaria), and the poorly known Réunion solitaire (Ornithaptera solitaria)
- The DNA evidence does indicate that the dodo and the solitaire separated from a common ancestor about 25.6 million years ago.
- It was a handsome, solitary bird, and was therefore known as the solitaire, while a similar bird on Mauritius was called the dodo.
- He has unfolded for her what could have been simply a lecture on the solitaires, a narrative that gradually becomes a tale, a reverie, a meditation on the birds.
- Genus Myadestes, family Turdidae: several species
- Everything was bone dry, and the cedar breaks below the escarpment held not a single robin, waxwing, solitaire, or bluebird.
- The few birds that stay in Washington are found east of the Cascades, where they sometimes join groups of robins and solitaires.
- Trails lead into the juniper-filled canyon where Townsend's solitaires sing.
sole from (Middle English):
There are three different words ‘sole’ in English. The two nouns are connected: the word for the under part of the foot comes via French from Latin solea ‘sandal, sill’, from solum ‘ground, sole’. The word was re-borrowed for the flat-fish, because its shape is reminiscent of a sole. The adjective for ‘only’ comes from Latin solus ‘alone’, source of solitary (Middle English), desolate (Late Middle English), and the musical solo (late 17th century). Solitaire (early 18th century), both the single stone in its setting and the card game played by yourself, comes from the same source.
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