- a part of a church alongside the nave, choir, or transept, set off by a row of columns or piers
- a passageway between sections of seats in a theater, rows of merchandise in a store, etc.
- a narrow passageway, as between rows of trees
Origin of aislein ref. to the aisle dividing the seats of the two parties in each house of the U.S. Congress the political divide between Democrats and Republicans: used with the
Origin of aisleMiddle English ile from Old French aile, wing, section of a building (see aileron); eastern; English -s- through confusion with isle
roll in the aisles
walk down the aisle
Origin of aislein ref. to the center aisle of a church