ayle


ayle
ael, aieul or ayle
/eyl/ A Norman French term signifying "grandfather." It is also spelled "aieul" and "ayle."
+
aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul)
/iy(a)l/
L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his demesne as of fee of any lands or tenements in fee simple the day that he died, and a stranger abated or entered the same day and dispossessed the heir. 3 Bl.Comm. 186
+ aile
/iyl/ A corruption of the French work aieul, grandfather.
See aiel

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • ael — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

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