Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence. See Solar system, below.
Born under the predominant influence of the sun.
Measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year.
Produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence.
A loft or upper chamber; a garret room.
Originally a room above ground level, but commonly applied to the great chamber or a private sitting room off the great hall. (Gies, Joseph and Francis. Life in a Medieval Castle, 226) Private withdrawing room, usually on an upper floor. (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 212) Private room always on upper level, often the private bed-sittingroom of the owner and his family. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 414) Note: sol (French) = floor, solive = beam Related terms: Castle
Upper level private withdrawing room, often on a balcony over the great hall, used by the lord and his guests. The Hemyock manor house still has traces of the old solars above the great hall. Long ago, the great hall was converted to form two storeys.
The lord's private room behind the Great Hall. The ladies' room.
The bottom aspect of the horse's hoof.
The more inclusive term for the objective, collective and unifying pole of Yeats's overarching duality, which represents wisdom, knowledge and ultimate reality. In incarnate life the primary Tincture represents the Solar aspect: ‘the Tinctures belong to a man's life while in the body, and Solar and Lunar may transcend that body' ( AV A 139). See Solar and Lunar in relation to the Tinctures.
One of the seven primary body types. Its positive pole is radiant, its negative pole is ethereal. Solar types tend to have slight, delicate bodies. They tend to be charismatic, childlike, and cheerful.