Writ of Ayle
Ayle Ayle, n. [OE. ayel, aiel, OF. aiol, aiel, F. a["i]eul, a dim. of L. avus grandfather.] A grandfather. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • Writ of tresayle — Tresayle Tres ayle (tr[e^]s [=a]l ), n. [F. trisa[ i]eul, from L. tris, tres, three + F. a[ i]eul grandfather. Cf. {Besaiel}, and see {Ayle}.] A grandfather s grandfather. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Writ of tresayle} (O. Eng. Law), a writ which lay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ayle — Ayle, n. [OE. ayel, aiel, OF. aiol, aiel, F. a[ i]eul, a dim. of L. avus grandfather.] A grandfather. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Writ of Ayle}, an ancient English writ which lay against a stranger who had dispossessed the demandant of land of which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ayle — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ayle — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Tresayle — Tres ayle (tr[e^]s [=a]l ), n. [F. trisa[ i]eul, from L. tris, tres, three + F. a[ i]eul grandfather. Cf. {Besaiel}, and see {Ayle}.] A grandfather s grandfather. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Writ of tresayle} (O. Eng. Law), a writ which lay for a man… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ael — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aieul — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aiel — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ayel — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aile — ael, aieul or ayle /eyl/ A Norman French term signifying grandfather. It is also spelled aieul and ayle. + aiel (spelled also ayel, aile, ayle, and aieul) /iy(a)l/ L. Fr. A grandfather. A writ which lay where the grandfather was seized in his… …   Black's law dictionary

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