such a one


: one of this or that kind : one of a specified or understood kind
he knows who is a likely witch and takes such a one in hand by commonsense methodsW. W. Howells
: one of a kind to be indicated or specified
such a one as may be found in any small town
: one of the same kind
just such a one as his father
archaic : someone not named
telling you then … that such a one and such a one were past cureShakespeare

Word History


Middle English such an on

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“Such a one.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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