ait

noun
\ ˈāt How to pronounce ait (audio) \

Definition of ait

British
: a little island

First Known Use of ait

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ait

Middle English eyt, from Old English *ēget, by-form of īggoth, igeoth, from īg island — more at island

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“Ait.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ait. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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