from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. By oneself; alone. Used as a stage direction to a male character.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Alone; -- chiefly used in stage directions, and the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Alone: used chiefly in dramatic directions: as, enter the king solus. The feminine form is sola.
He turned round, and with the kind courteousness which sat so well on him, made me a bow and said, _Nunquam minus solus, quam cum solus_.
It is face to face, “solus cum solo,” in all matters between man and his God.
Volui scribere epistulam tibi, quia vere tu es solus animalis inanimatus in figura draconis repletus tomento qui scripsit commentaria et recessiones apud blogspot.
B minor Mass: Quoniam tu solus sanctus « Anglican Samizdat
Et Phillida solus habeto, Take her to you, God give you joy, sir.
Judicatur is solus beatus apud eos, qui in praelio fuderit animam.
Romae extinxit, et omnes ubique per orbem terrae religiones, unum hoc studens ut solus deus coleretur.
Necesse est cum insanientibus furere, nisi solus relinqueris.
Nunquam minus solus, quam cum solus; nunquam minus otiosus, quam quum esset otiosus; never less solitary, than when he was alone, never more busy, than when he seemed to be most idle.
Socrates, though all the city of Athens supposed him to dote upon fair Alcibiades, yet when he had an opportunity,  solus cum solo to lie in the chamber with, and was wooed by him besides, as the said Alcibiades publicly  confessed, formam sprevit et superbe contempsit, he scornfully rejected him.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.