[ ahyl ]
/ aɪl /
a small island.
verb (used with object), isled, isl·ing.
to make into or as if into an isle.
to place on or as if on an isle.
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Origin of isle
1250–1300; Middle English i(s)le < Old French < Latin īnsula
OTHER WORDS FROM isleisle·less, adjective
Words nearby isle
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British Dictionary definitions for isling
/ (aɪl) /
an island, esp a small one: used in literature and (when cap.) in place names
Word Origin for isle
C13: from Old French isle, from Latin insula island
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