2. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any organic derivative of this compound ¹
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Definition of Alane
1. alone [adj] - See also: alone
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Literary usage of Alane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lays from Maoriland: Being Songs and Poems, Scottish and English by William Maestravick Stenhouse (1908)
"Faur better tae gang thro' watter an' fire, Than be a puir lassie aye sleepin' alane ; Sleepin' alane, sleepin' alane, There's na muckle ..."
2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Helpless, alane, thou clamb the brae, Ac's weary toil ; . . Scotch Drink. 6. Hapless wretches sold to toil ..."