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Definition of Singles
SinglesSingles Sin"gles, n. pl.
See Single, n., 2. SingleSingle Sin"gle, v. i.
To take the irrregular gait called single-foot;- said of a
horse. See Single-foot.
Many very fleet horses, when overdriven, adopt a
disagreeable gait, which seems to be a cross between a
pace and a trot, in which the two legs of one side are
raised almost but not quite, simultaneously. Such
horses are said to single, or to be single-footed. --W.
Single Sin"gle, n.
1. A unit; one; as, to score a single.
2. pl. The reeled filaments of silk, twisted without doubling
to give them firmness.
3. A handful of gleaned grain. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
4. (Law Tennis) A game with but one player on each side; --
usually in the plural.
5. (Baseball) A hit by a batter which enables him to reach
first base only.
SingleSingle Sin"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Singled; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To select, as an individual person or thing, from among a
number; to choose out from others; to separate.
Dogs who hereby can single out their master in the
His blood! she faintly screamed her mind Still
singling one from all mankind. --More.
2. To sequester; to withdraw; to retire. [Obs.]
An agent singling itself from consorts. --Hooker.
3. To take alone, or one by one.
Men . . . commendable when they are singled.
--Hooker. SingleSingle Sin"gle, a. [L. singulus, a dim. from the root in
simplex simple; cf. OE. & OF. sengle, fr. L. singulus. See
Simple, and cf. Singular.]
1. One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting
of one alone; individual; separate; as, a single star.
No single man is born with a right of controlling
the opinions of all the rest. --Pope.
2. Alone; having no companion.
Who single hast maintained, Against revolted
multitudes, the cause Of truth. --Milton.
3. Hence, unmarried; as, a single man or woman.
Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness.
Single chose to live, and shunned to wed. --Dryden.
4. Not doubled, twisted together, or combined with others;
as, a single thread; a single strand of a rope.
5. Performed by one person, or one on each side; as, a single
These shifts refuted, answer thy appellant, . . .
Who now defles thee thrice ti single fight.
6. Uncompounded; pure; unmixed.
Simple ideas are opposed to complex, and single to
compound. --I. Watts.
7. Not deceitful or artful; honest; sincere.
I speak it with a single heart. --Shak.
8. Simple; not wise; weak; silly. [Obs.]
He utters such single matter in so infantly a voice.
--Beau. & Fl.
Single ale, beer, or drink, small ale, etc., as
contrasted with double ale, etc., which is stronger.
Single bill (Law), a written engagement, generally under
seal, for the payment of money, without a penalty.
Single court (Lawn Tennis), a court laid out for only two
Single-cut file. See the Note under 4th File.
Single entry. See under Bookkeeping.
Single file. See under 1st File.
Single flower (Bot.), a flower with but one set of petals,
as a wild rose.
Single knot. See Illust. under Knot.
Single whip (Naut.), a single rope running through a fixed
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(miniseries), a 1984 Australian television series Singles
- The UK Singles Chart
(currently entitled Official Singles
Chart) is compiled
by the Official Charts Company
(OCC), on behalf
of the British record
- radio airplay
with Arbitron listener
data." Hot Singles
Sales: (per Billboard) "the top selling singles compiled
from a national sample
- This article details
the list of men's singles Grand
Slam tournaments tennis
champions. Some major changes
have taken place
and have affected...
- best-selling music singles
. The criterion
on the list is to have sold at least
five million copies
worldwide. The singles listed
- live albums, one compilation
album, 56 singles
(including five as a featured
artist), 19 promotional singles
, and 45 music
videos. With estimated
- and the magazine's national singles charts
in 1958, the Hot 100 is the pre-eminent singles chart
in the United
- The Singles
to: The Singles
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(Bikini Kill album) The Singles
(Blank & Jones
album), 2006 The...
- sales charts since
1974. The Go-Set charts
were Australia's first national singles
from 5 October
- number-one singles chart
Hot 100 chart), which
w****ly by the Billboard
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