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single

1. (of a flower) having only one set or whorl of petals
2. Archaic (of ale, beer, etc.) mild in strength
3. a gramophone record, CD, or cassette with a short recording, usually of pop music, on it
4. Golf a game between two players
5. Cricket a hit from which one run is scored
6. 
a. Brit a pound note
b. US and Canadian a dollar note
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Thrice did he cry as loudly as man can cry, and thrice did brave Menelaus hear him; he turned, therefore, to Ajax who was close beside him and said, "Ajax, noble son of Telamon, captain of your people, the cry of Ulysses rings in my ears, as though the Trojans had cut him off and were worsting him while he is single-handed.
Single-handed he stood midway between the Trojans and Achaeans: the spears that sped from their hands stuck some of them in his mighty shield, while many, though thirsting for his blood, fell to the ground ere they could reach him to the wounding of his fair flesh.
Allergan and Medicines360 announce the launch of a new LILETTA[R] (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52-mg intrauterine device (IUD) single-handed inserter following US Food and Drug Administration approval in January 2016.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 15, 2016-Allergan and Medicines360 partnership unveils new LILETTA 52 mg Single-Handed Inserter in the women contraceptive market
M2 PHARMA-September 15, 2016-Allergan and Medicines360 partnership unveils new LILETTA 52 mg Single-Handed Inserter in the women contraceptive market
Allergan plc, a leading global pharmaceutical company, and Medicines360, a nonprofit global women's health pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of the new LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg IUD single-handed inserter (intrauterine device), for use by women to prevent pregnancy for up to three years.
A SCOTS sailor is set to become the first deaf skipper to complete a voyage around the globe single-handed.
Sailing round the world single-handed is an impressive achievement for anyone.
In which boat did Sir Francis Chichester sail around the world single-handed in 1967?
36-year-old Owen McDonnell, who plays police officer Jack Driscoll in west Ireland-filmed drama Single-Handed, rarely gets hassled back home - despite being adored by "a certain middle-aged section of the population".
BEST DRAMA Single-Handed (ITV1 Wales, Thursday, 9pm) * "COSY crime," they call them, all those non-threatening police programmes that clog up the TV schedules every now and again.
SINGLE-HANDED star Owen McDonnell has told how he believes the cop drama was spared the chop after it was bought by ITV.