aisling

noun

ais·​ling
ˈī-shliŋ
plural aislings or aislingi
ˈī-shliŋ-ē
: a poetical or dramatic description or representation of a vision

Word History

Etymology

Irish Gaelic, dream, vision, from Old Irish aislinge

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aisling was in 1905

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“Aisling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aisling. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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