assoil


as·soil

verb \ə-ˈsi(-ə)l\

Definition of ASSOIL

transitive verb
1
archaic :  absolve, pardon
2
archaic :  acquit, clear
3
archaic :  expiate
as·soil·ment \-mənt\ noun, archaic

Origin of ASSOIL

Middle English, from Anglo-French assoilé, past participle of assoudre to absolve, from Latin absolvere
First Known Use: 13th century

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