Ayle definition

(obsolete) A grandfather.

The Writ of Ayle was an ancient English writ which lay against a stranger who had dispossessed the demandant of land of which his grandfather died seized.

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Origin of ayle

  • Old English ayel, aiel, Old French aiol, aiel, a diminutive of Latin avus (“grandfather”).

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