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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