from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A circuit court held by itinerant royal justices in medieval England.
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- n. A journey in circuit of certain itinerant judges called justices in eyre (or in itinere).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A journey in circuit of certain judges called justices in eyre (or in itinere).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A journey or circuit.
- n. A court of itinerant justices.
- n. A Middle English spelling of air.
- An obsolete variant of aery.
- n. An obsolete form of heir.
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- n. a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
Middle English, from Anglo-Norman eire, from Latin iter, journey; see ei- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old French erre journey, march, way, from Latin iter, itineris, a going, way, from the root of ire to go. Compare errant, itinerant, issue. (Wiktionary)