aiel


aiel
ael, aieul or ayle
/eyl/ A Norman French term signifying "grandfather." It is also spelled "aieul" and "ayle."
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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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  • Aiel — Ai el, n. See {Ayle}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aiel — For the writ, see ayel. In Robert Jordan s fantasy series The Wheel of Time, the Aiel (  /aɪˈ …   Wikipedia

  • aiel — 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

  • aiel — ai·el …   English syllables

  • aiel — A grandfather; a writ under which a grandchild could oust a stranger who dispossessed him on the day of the death of his grandfather, who was seised. See 3 Bl Comm 186 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • aiel — ˈā(ə)l noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, grandfather, from Middle French ael, aiuel, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin aviolus, diminutive of Latin avus grandfather more at uncle : a writ by which an heir entered into his grandfath …   Useful english dictionary

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