such a one


Definition of such a one

1 : 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 methods— W. W. Howells
2a : one of a kind to be indicated or specified such a one as may be found in any small town
b : one of the same kind just such a one as his father
3 archaic : someone not named telling you then … that such a one and such a one were past cure— Shakespeare

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Middle English such an on

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“Such a one.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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