- (poetic) Being one of a large number, each one of many; belonging to an aggregate or category, considered singly as one of a kind.
- 1908, W[illiam] B[lair] M[orton] Ferguson, chapter IV, in Zollenstein, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 731476803 ↗:
- So this was my future home, I thought! Certainly it made a brave picture. I had seen similar ones fired-in on many a Heidelberg stein. Backed by towering hills, […] a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
- 1914, David Lloyd George, The Great War, Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, Toronto, page 3:
- Many a crime has being committed in its name: there are some being committed now.