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single-spacing
single-stranded
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single-track
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Singled
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singles
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singlet
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singleton definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a single object (as distinguished from a pair)
2: a set containing a single member
3: the playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from English single Date: 1876 1. a card that is the only one of its suit originally dealt to a player 2. a. an individual member or thing distinct from others grouped with it b. an offspring born singly <singletons are more common than twins>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 one card only of a suit, esp. as dealt to a player. 2 a a single person or thing. b an only child. 3 a single child or animal born, not a twin etc. Etymology: SINGLE, after simpleton

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Singleton Sin"gle*ton, n. In certain games at cards, as whist, a single card of any suit held at the deal by a player; as, to lead a singleton.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A singleton is someone who is neither married nor in a long-term relationship. Bank is a 38-year-old singleton who grew up in Philadelphia. N-COUNT

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A very foolish fellow; also a particular kind of nails.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A corkscrew, made by a famous cutler of that name, who lived in a place called Hell, in Dublin; his screws are remarkable for their excellent temper.

Moby Thesaurus

ace, article, best bower, bower, cards, clubs, deck, deuce, diamonds, dummy, entity, face cards, flush, full house, hand, hearts, individual, integer, item, jack, joker, king, knave, left bower, module, pack, pair, person, persona, picture cards, playing cards, point, queen, round, royal flush, rubber, ruff, single, soul, spades, straight, trey, trick, trump, unit




 


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