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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective By oneself; alone. Used as a stage direction to a male character.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Alone: used chiefly in dramatic directions: as, enter the king solus. The feminine form is sola.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Alone; -- chiefly used in stage directions, and the like.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin sōlus, alone; see solo.]

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