Lone, a. [Abbrev. fr. alone.] 1. Being without a companion; being by one's self; also, sad from lack of companionship; lonely; as, a lone traveler or watcher.
When I have on those pathless wilds a appeared,Shenstone.
And the lone wanderer with my presence cheered.
2. Single; unmarried, or in widowhood.
Queen Elizabeth being a lone woman.Collection of Records (1642).
A hundred mark is a long one for a poor lone woman to bear.Shak.
3. Being apart from other things of the kind; being by itself; also, apart from human dwellings and resort; as, a
lone house. " A lone isle."
By a lone well a lonelier column rears.Byron.
4. Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.
Thus vanish scepters, coronets, and balls,Pope.
And leave you on lone woods, or empty walls.
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