verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of ail
Words nearby ail
Example sentences from the Web for ailed
It would be impossible to cure all that ailed the GOP in the course of a single calendar year.
Her hysterical caresses awakened him and the little fellow could not understand what ailed his mother.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers|Maharanee Sunity Devee
Margery wondered what ailed them, till she remembered about John's "wood-collecting" evidence, and blushed suddenly at her folly.The House by the River|A. P. Herbert
Then Gunnar besought her to be comforted and to show what ailed her, but for a long while he might win no word in answer.The Story of Sigurd the Volsung|William Morris