- a child or animal that is the only one born at one birth: a research program involving twins and singletons.
- an only child in a family.
Origin of singleton
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But by 2007, the project was seemingly dead and Singleton claimed race was a factor.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World|Marlow Stern|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over the years, the two lost touch twice but reconnected on the chat line, Singleton said.
The first night they spoke on the telephone, Singleton said, Clash invited him to dinner at a restaurant near his house.
“I confronted him in person with the information,” said Singleton, who was 19 or 20 at the time.
Although Clash had claimed to be 36 on the phone, he admitted he was 43 when Singleton confessed he was only 15, Singleton said.
Singleton had brought out something rolled in a scarf of Roman silk.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
She was astonished that Marion had been so thoughtless as never once to think of the terrible distress of Mrs. Singleton Corey.
"You have them very badly when they do come," said Mr. Singleton.Margaret Capel, v. 3 of 3|Ellen Wallace
Mrs. Singleton Corey had another illusion among her collection of illusions about herself.
This summons obliged Rowland to separate from Singleton, to whom he bade farewell.Roderick Hudson|Henry James