Origin of lone
Related formslone·ness, noun
Can be confusedloan lone
Examples from the Web for lone
“During this trip, I did as a lone wolf, I risked a lot,” he said.
Bratton was not ready to say that Brinsley was acting as part of a group or as anything but a lone monster.
They double down on the plot device of a lone visionary opposed by conventional hierarchies.
His lone stable was a girl from Newport News, Virginia, who had already escaped one nightmare.
Outside, a lone traffic policeman directs a steady stream of motorbikes.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lone glanced back as he led the way through the gate which Swan was holding open.The Quirt|B.M. Bower
No doubt of it, and, so help me, that Messerschmitt must be some kind of a lone escort come out to meet them and lead them home.Dave Dawson at Casablanca|Robert Sydney Bowen
She made signs to show that the bears were friendly, and Lone Feather sat down near the door.Blackfeet Indian Stories|George Bird Grinnell
A lone skeptic had little chance to beat back the wave of excitement created by the young Robinson's stories.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718|Wallace Notestein
And surely to this lone pedestrian every added step must have been an added labour.Old Judge Priest|Irvin S. Cobb