[ wuhn-luhng ]
/ ˈwʌnˌlʌŋ /
having or equipped with only one lung.
Slang. (of an engine, automobile, etc.) having only one cylinder.
Tuesday Is Named For A One-handed God Named TiwYes, it’s true, there’s a wild story behind the god who lends his name to Tuesday. Tiw’s remarkable myth involves women with beards (more on that in a bit). Regardless, the past 1,000 years or so have not been kind to this Northern European divinity. Who is Tuesday named for? To make a long story short, it seems that Tiw used to be a big shot, …
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Examples from the Web for one-lung
Possibly there was something, after all, in the one-lung rumor.The Street of Seven Stars|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He instanced cases of one-lung life in the high Alps going on to old age.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
“You want to watch this one-lung boarder of ours,” he warned, with a grin.The Forester's Daughter|Hamlin Garland