Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A loft or garret.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A loft or garret. See solar, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of sollar.

Etymologies

See solar. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • University a mass of books, and the statute referring to them provides that they shall be chained in convenient order in the "soler" over the old Congregation House, where all the property of the University was stored.

    The Customs of Old England

  • Plutarch, in his book de soler.animal. speaks against all fishing, [3241] as

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Thar was a boy practicin 'at the church next door, and he warn't singin' it right, and Bud he couldn't keep still noway, so he up and sings the soler, and when the man at the orgin hearn him, he fired the boy what was tryin 'to sing, and hired Bud in his place.

    Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley

  • When he came into his house and saw himself in so great poverty, he called the devils and gave himself to them; then came to him three devils which cast down Roba upon the soler and after took him by the neck, and it seemed that they would have estrangled him, in such wise that he unnethe might speak.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • And I let thee wit that thine host is fallen from a soler and is dead.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • [Westminster] near the said church, with a soler and chamber at one end of the hall, and with a buttery and cellar at the other.

    English Villages

  • It follows the usual type of fourteenth-century house, and consists of a fine hall, the lower part divided off by a screen, a soler of two stories at one end, and a kitchen at the other.

    English Villages

  • From this passage it would seem as if the belvedere actually projected from the side of the upper story or soler

    Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp

  • It probably refers to this poor prisoner for Christ being confined in a 'soler,' or room, close under the roof of his prison, in which an Italian sun must have rendered the heat intense.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • The son of the Grand Turk your son-in-law When I went to see him, as I understand his language perfectly, we had a long chat together; and after having talked of different things, he told me, _Acciam croc soler onch alla moustaph gidelum amanahem varahini oussere carbulath_? that is to say, "Have you not seen a beautiful young girl who is the daughter of Mr. Jourdain, a nobleman of Paris?"

    Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

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