Middle English, from Anglo-French assoilé, past participle of assoudre to absolve, from Latin absolvere
13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
as/so far as (something) is concerned
“Assoil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assoil. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
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