ael

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See also: äl and æl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English aiel

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ael (plural aels)

  1. (law, common law, historical) grandfather; forefather, ancestor
    • 1864, “Reports of Cases in Trinity Term, 32 Edw. I.”, in Alfred J. Horwood, editor, Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the First. Years XXXII–XXXIII, London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, page 256:
      Richard de C. brought a writ of Ael against the Prior of Plumtone, and demanded so much &c. ; and counted that William his grandfather was seised &c. ; that from William it descended to William ; and from William to Richard the present demandant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Noah Webster (1828), “ayle”, in A Dictionary of the English Language[1], volume 1, New York
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Henry Campbell Black (1910), “ÆL”, in Black's Law Dictionary[2], 2nd edition, West Publishing Company
  3. ^ “ail”, in The Law-french Dictionary Alphabetically Digested[3], 2nd edition, London, 1718

Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Turkic or from Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐌻𐌿𐍃 (hallus), Proto-Germanic *halluz.

Noun[edit]

ael

  1. stone
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Ael. Lapis.