- to absolve; acquit; pardon.
- to atone for.
Origin of assoil
Examples from the Web for assoil
Historical Examples of assoil
It may be that it will ease and assoil your souls if you would wish to handle it.Sir Nigel
Arthur Conan Doyle
And then he kneeled down on his knees, and prayed the hermit for to shrive him and assoil him.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages
Edward Lewes Cutts
And then he kneeled down on his knee, and prayed the Bishop to shrive him and assoil him.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)
Doubtless he may pardon and assoil all such in their unhappiness, forasmuch as the secret of it is with him.The Blue Flower, and Others
Henry van Dyke
- to absolve; set free
- to atone for