Ayle (?), n. [OE. ayel, aiel, OF. aiol, aiel, F. aieul, a dim. of L. avus grandfather.]

A grandfather.

[Obs.]

Writ of Ayle, an ancient English writ which lay against a stranger who had dispossessed the demandant of land of which his grandfather died seized.

 

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