noun ai·el \ˈā(-ə)l\

Definition of aiel



  1. :  a writ by which an heir entered into his grandfather's estate and dispossessed the third person who had attempted to gain possession

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Origin and Etymology of aiel

Middle English, grandfather, from Middle French ael, aiuel, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin aviolus, diminutive of Latin avus grandfather — more at uncle

First Known Use: circa 1598

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capable of being understood in two ways

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