Assoilzie
Assoilzie As*soil"zie, Assoilyie As*soil"yie, v. t. [Old form assoil[yogh]e. See {Assoil}.] (Scots Law) To absolve; to acquit by sentence of court. [1913 Webster]

God assoilzie him for the sin of bloodshed. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • assoilzie — əˈsȯil(y)ē transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English (Scots dialect) assoilyen, assolyen, from Middle French assoudre (1st person singular present indicative assoil, 3d person singular present subjunctive assoille) Scotland :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • assoilzie — verb /əˈsɔɪli/ To absolve, acquit; to release from blame or sin. , 1819: “There is more than mere strength, there seems as if the whole soul and spirit of the champion were given to every blow which he deals upon his enemies. God assoilzie him of …   Wiktionary

  • assoilzie — as·soil·zie …   English syllables

  • assoilzie — Same as assoil …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Assoilyie — Assoilzie As*soil zie, Assoilyie As*soil yie, v. t. [Old form assoil[yogh]e. See {Assoil}.] (Scots Law) To absolve; to acquit by sentence of court. [1913 Webster] God assoilzie him for the sin of bloodshed. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assoil — verb /əˈsɔɪl/ a) To absolve, acquit; to release from blame or sin. But first thou must a season fast and pray, / Till from her bands the spright assoiled is [...]. b) To set free, release. See Also: assoilzie …   Wiktionary

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