eyot

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From Middle English eyt, eit, from Old English īġeoþ, īgoþ, iggaþ, iggoþ(ait, eyot, islet, small island), diminutive of īġ, ēġ, īeġ(island) which constitutes the first element of island. See also ait.

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eyot ‎(plural eyots)

  1. (chiefly Britain) A little island, especially in a river or lake.

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