transitive verb

: assoil
specifically : to acquit by sentence of court

Word History


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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“Assoilzie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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