Isle (?), n. [Obs.]

See Aisle.

 

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Isle (?), n. [OF. isle, F. ile, L. insula; cf. Lith. sala. Cf. Insulate.]

1.

An island.

[Poetic]

Imperial rule of all the seagirt isles. Milton.

2. Zool.

A spot within another of a different color, as upon the wings of some insects.

 

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Isle, v. t.

To cause to become an island, or like an island; to surround or encompass; to island.

[Poetic]

Isled in sudden seas of light. Tennyson.

 

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