American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The upper layers of a soil profile in which topsoil formation occurs.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Scots law, ground; a piece of ground.
- From Latin solum ("base, bottom; soil"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin, base, ground. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now, it is a peculiarity of our German language, whenever a statement is made regarding two things, one of which is affirmed while the other is negatived, to add the word solum, 'alone,' to the word 'not' or 'none.”
“I knew full well," he says, "that in the Latin and Greek texts of Rom. 3, 28 the word solum”
“Non solum sed etiam, the term “pirate” is simply puerile when real pirates are operating out of the coast of somalia, for how can the designation be shared between two entirely unrelated activities?”
“Cuius est solum, eius est usque ad caelum et ad inferos.”
“Homo potest simul multa intendere, quia est intentio non solum finis ultimi, sed etiam finis medii: simul autem intendit aliquis et finem proximum, et ulti...”
“For this elderly veteran, it is a case of one musician suffering years of mental anguish that interrupted and ended full dedication to a socially useful calling, replaced by solum duty to be the perennial conscience-stricken protester.”
“A patriarch in my Irish/Scots family established for us the credo — non nobis solum nati sumas - We exist not for ourselves alone.”
“Amadeus of Savoy, many bishops having objected against that prince that he had been married, Æneas Sylvius, who was afterwards pope, under the name of Pius II., supported the election of Amadeus in these words: “Non solum qui uxorem habuit, sed uxorem habens, potest assumere” — “Not only may he be made a pope who has been married, but also he who is so.””
““Cavendum non solum crimine turpitudinis, sed etiam suspicione.””
“Ii solum damnantur, qui oblatam Christi gratium rejiciunt.”
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