Sentence Examples with the word single-handed

The men of Ulster were all suffering from a strange debility, and Cuchulinn had to undertake the defence single-handed from November to February.

But the more substantial returns cannot always be expected with the sedentary employments and single-handed effort inseparable from the regime of cellular imprisonment.

Seven years of constant and severe toil (1866-73) were given to the Oxford Icelandic-English Dictionary, incomparably the best guide to classic Icelandic, and a monumental example of single-handed work.

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Every player uses four lignum vitae bowls in single-handed games and (as a rule) in friendly games, but only two in matches.

All returned home but himself; in no way daunted, he determined single-handed to carry out the purposes of the expedition.