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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, And the lone wanderer with my presence cheered. (Shenstone)

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, And leave you on lone woods, or empty walls. (Pope)

Origin: Abbrev. Fr. Alone.

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