solitaire englannista suomeksi
1722-1723, (w), ''letter to a lady''
- (..) he really wishes he had never beheld you, nor yours. You have spoiled him for a solitaire, and a book, all the days of his life; and put him into such a condition, that he thinks of nothing, and enquires of nothing but after a person who has nothing to say to him, and has left him for ever (..)
Any of various games that can be played by one person. Called (m) in the rest of the world.
An extinct bird formerly believed to be related to the dodo, more precisely (vern), (taxlink), now preferably (vern), (taxlink).
A black neck ribbon worn with a wig in the 18th century.
1771, Tobias Smollett, ''Humphry Clinker'', Penguin Classics, 1985, p.191:
- The fellow wears a solitaire, uses paint, and takes rappee with all the grimace of a French marquis.
living or being alone; solitary
(l), solitary (qualifier)