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- n. A little island, especially in a river or lake.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A little island in a river or lake. See ait.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as ait.
From Middle English eyt, eit, from Old English īġeoþ, īgoþ, iggaþ, iggoþ ("ait, eyot, islet, small island"), diminutive of īġ, ēġ, īeġ ("island") which constitutes the first element of island. See also ait. (Wiktionary)