Examples from the Web for ailette
South of the Ailette River the French fought their way forward foot by foot.
It is clear, from the Cross on the shield having the same position as the other, that the ailette is not a square one worn awry.
Assemblages of German troops north of Ailette were dispersed with heavy losses by the concentrated fire from French batteries.
The enemy had already moved their artillery across the Ailette to a ridge north of the river.America's War for Humanity|Thomas Herbert Russell
The Clehongre figure is especially curious as shewing the ailette fastened by its "laqueus," which appears on the outside.