transitive verb as·soil·zie \əˈsȯil(y)ē\

Definition of assoilzie



  1. :  assoil; specifically :  to acquit by sentence of court

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Origin and Etymology of assoilzie

Middle English (Scots dialect) assoilyen, assolyen, from Middle French assoudre (1st person singular present indicative assoil, 3d person singular present subjunctive assoille)

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to criticize severely

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