soling

[ soh-ling ]
/ ˈsoʊ lɪŋ /

noun

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Origin of soling

Definition for soling (2 of 2)

sole2
[ sohl ]
/ soʊl /

noun

verb (used with object), soled, sol·ing.

to furnish with a sole, as a shoe.
Golf. to place the sole of (a club) on the ground, as in preparation for a stroke.

Origin of sole

2
1275–1325; Middle English (noun) < Old French < Latin solea sandal, sole, derivative of solum base, bottom

OTHER WORDS FROM sole

sole·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for soling (1 of 4)

Soling
/ (ˈsəʊlɪŋ) /

noun

a type of keelboat, designed to be crewed by three people

British Dictionary definitions for soling (2 of 4)

sole1
/ (səʊl) /

adjective

(prenominal) being the only one; only
(prenominal) of or relating to one individual or group and no othersole rights on a patent
law having no wife or husbandSee also feme sole
an archaic word for solitary

Derived forms of sole

soleness, noun

Word Origin for sole

C14: from Old French soule, from Latin sōlus alone

British Dictionary definitions for soling (3 of 4)

sole2
/ (səʊl) /

noun

verb (tr)

to provide (a shoe) with a sole
golf to rest (the club) on the ground, as when preparing to make a stroke

Derived forms of sole

soleless, adjective

Word Origin for sole

C14: via Old French from Latin solea sandal; probably related to solum the ground

British Dictionary definitions for soling (4 of 4)

sole3
/ (səʊl) /

noun plural sole or soles

any tongue-shaped flatfish of the family Soleidae, esp Solea solea (European sole): most common in warm seas and highly valued as food fishes
any of certain other similar fishes

Word Origin for sole

C14: via Old French from Vulgar Latin sola (unattested), from Latin solea a sandal (from the fish's shape)
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Medical definitions for soling

sole
[ sōl ]

n.

The underside of the foot.
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