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#122150 - 02/05/04 10:05 AM ait
Date: Tue Jan 9 00:13:13 EST 2001
ait (ayt) noun A small island, especially in a river. Also, eyot.
[Middle English eit, from Old English igeth, diminutive of ig, ieg, island.]
"Fog everywhere. Fog up the river, where it flows among green aits and meadows ...."
Charles Dickens, Bleak House, 1853.
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