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  • n. Plural form of lonesome.


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  • So when I or any other Veteran says that we protected your freedom, we don't mean we did it all by our lonesomes.


  • I've never applauded Gordon O'Connor before, and I've had to screw up some serious tolerance to do it now, but when he and his three colleagues rose on their lonesomes last night in defence of human liberty, Alexa rose with them and applauded, so I figure I can too.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: March 2008 Archives

  • That led the rest of the bunkhouse boys to quit, leaving Cooke and his puppet-master wife to finish the task of rewriting history all by their lonesomes.

    The Bunkhouse Beats the Ranch House

  • So The Voters suddenly whittled themselves down, all by their lonesomes?

    Los Angeles City Nerd Awards

  • If only you were here we would start out by our lonesomes and have all the adventures we ever talked about.

    Dick in the Everglades

  • "They were trying to sneak off by themselves and have a good time by their lonesomes!"

    Andy at Yale Or, The Great Quadrangle Mystery

  • Say, it sure brings back old times to be up here with you having a chin all by our lonesomes again.

    Act II, Scene ii

  • Massa Ellis say, you young folks'll git better lef 'by your lonesomes; dat's what he tol' me tell you, Sir.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • Lemme see, "continued Uncle Remus, with the air of one determined to justify his memory by a reference to the record, and enumerating with great deliberation, --" dar wuz Big Pig, en dar wuz Little Pig, en dar wuz Speckle Pig, en dar wuz Blunt, en las 'en lonesomes' dar wuz Runt.

    Nights With Uncle Remus Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation

  • Basically, Graham and in particular, Von Miller, did their work all by their lonesomes.

    Maize n Brew


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