n. The sun. See Phœbus.n. In heraldry, a tincture, the metal or, or gold, in blazoning by planets, as in the arms of sovereigns. See blazon, n., 2.n. In alchemy, gold.n. An old French coin, the twentieth part of the livre, and equivalent to twelve deniers. At the revolution it was superseded by the sou.n. A current silver coin of Peru, of the same weight and fineness as the French 5-franc piece. Gold pieces of 1, 2, 5, 10, and 20 sols are also struck. Also sole.n. In solmization, the syllable used for the fifth tone of the scale, or dominant. In the scale of C this tone is G, which is therefore called sol in France, Italy, etc.n. An abbreviation of solution.n. An abbreviation of Solicitor.