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 for Sole
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sol \Sol\ Sole \Sole\, n. [From hydrosol an aqueous colloidal
     solution, confused with G. sole, soole, salt water from which
     salt is obtained.] (Chem.)
     A fluid mixture of a colloid and a liquid; a liquid colloidal
     solution or suspension.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sole \Sole\ (s[=o]l), n. [AS. sole, fr. L. soolea (or rather an
     assumed L. sola), akin to solumround, soil, sole of the foot.
     Cf. Exile, Saloon, Soil earth, Sole the fish.]
     1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot
        itself.
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              The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot.
                                                    --Gen. viii.
                                                    9.
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              Hast wandered through the world now long a day,
              Yet ceasest not thy weary soles to lead. --Spenser.
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     2. The bottom of a shoe or boot, or the piece of leather
        which constitutes the bottom.
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              The "caliga" was a military shoe, with a very thick
              sole, tied above the instep.          --Arbuthnot.
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     3. The bottom or lower part of anything, or that on which
        anything rests in standing. Specifially:
        (a) (Agric.) The bottom of the body of a plow; -- called
            also slade; also, the bottom of a furrow.
        (b) (Far.) The horny substance under a horse's foot, which
            protects the more tender parts.
        (c) (Fort.) The bottom of an embrasure.
        (d) (Naut.) A piece of timber attached to the lower part
            of the rudder, to make it even with the false keel.
            --Totten.
        (e) (Mining) The seat or bottom of a mine; -- applied to
            horizontal veins or lodes.
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     Sole leather, thick, strong, used for making the soles of
        boots and shoes, and for other purposes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sole \Sole\, n. [F. sole, L. solea; -- so named from its flat
     shape. See Sole of the foot.] (Zool.)
     (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus
         Solea and allied genera of the family Soleidae,
         especially the common European species ({Solea
         vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish.
     (b) Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling
         the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole
         ({Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long-finned sole
         ({Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species.
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     Lemon, or French, sole (Zool.), a European species of
        sole ({Solea pegusa).
  
     Smooth sole (Zool.), the megrim.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sole \Sole\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Soling.]
     To furnish with a sole; as, to sole a shoe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sole \Sole\, a. [L. solus, or OF. sol, F. seul (fr. L. solus;
     cf. L. sollus whole, entire. Cf. Desolate, Solemn,
     Solo, Sullen.]
     1. Being or acting without another; single; individual; only.
        "The sole son of my queen." --Shak.
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              He, be sure . . . first and last will reign
              Sole king.                            --Milton.
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     2. (Law) Single; unmarried; as, a feme sole.
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     Corporation sole. See the Note under Corporation.
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     Syn: Single; individual; only; alone; solitary.
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