noun British Dialect.
Examples from the Web for eyot
The priest had barely time to retreat and conceal himself, as the boat drew down to the eyot.
I counted twenty-two "rises" in a minute in a length of twenty yards inside the eyot at Chiswick.The Naturalist on the Thames|C. J. Cornish
With one accord they sprang overboard and swam for the nearest shore, that of the eyot.Samba|Herbert Strang
Not far away, nor yet in the main river; but that narrow channel, deep and dark, inside the eyot.
One of them had even six, who one day fought a mêlée for her favours on an eyot before the manor windows.The Fifth Queen|Ford Madox Ford
British Dictionary definitions for eyot
Word Origin for eyot
Word Origin and History for eyot
"small island," from Middle English eyt, from Old English iggað "small island," diminutive of eg, ig, ieg "island" (see island). Ending influenced by French diminutive suffix -ot.