ETYM Latin solus, or Old Fren. sol, French seul (fr. Latin solus; cf. Latin sollus whole, entire. Related to Desolate, Solemn, Solo, Sullen.
Solitary; the only one.
Flatfish found in temperate and tropical waters. The common sole Solea solea, also called Dover sole, is found in the southern seas of NW Europe. Up to 50 cm/20 in long, it is a prized food fish, as is the sand or French sole Pegusa lascaris further south.
Right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas esp. European.
Lean flesh of any of several flatfish; SYN. fillet of sole.
1. The underside of the foot.
2. The underside of footwear or a golfclub.
To put a new sole on; SYN. resole.