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ait

 (āt)
n. Chiefly British
A small island.

[Middle English eit, from Old English īgeth, diminutive of īg, īeg, island; see island.]

ait

(eɪt) or

eyot

n
dialect an islet, esp in a river
[Old English ӯgett small island, from ieg island]

ait

(eɪt)

n. Brit.
a small island, esp. in a river.
[before 900; Middle English eyt, Old English ȳgett, diminutive of ieg, īg island. See island]
eyot, ait - A small island in a river or lake is an eyot or ait.
See also related terms for lake.
References in classic literature ?
Fog up the river, where it flows among green aits and meadows; fog down the river, where it rolls deified among the tiers of shipping and the waterside pollutions of a great (and dirty) city.
AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene was at the Taiwan parliament to kickstart the TCA initiative on Monday (Aug.
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AIT President and CEO Vaughn Moore said the company approaches all acquisitions with the goal of further fulfilling its vision statement, and Unitrans was no different.
They were eating with us and attending weddings and traditions," Ait Addi told Moroccan news outlet Goud,Ait Addi added that the two associations have regularly collaborated on construction work, infrastructure projects, as well as cultural centers and activities.
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Using seasonal ingredients, chef Ait Ezzine will present flavoursome Moroccan dishes at Camelia, the all-day dining restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Paris headed by chef Thierry Marx.
This is a story that has extended from the first US Consulate-General on Zhongshan North Road (Taipei), across the road where I grew up, to the old embassy building near Beimen; and from the current AIT compound, the former site of the US Military Advisory Group, to the new state-of-the-art building where we are gathered here today.
In a meeting of the National Finance Commission (NFC) on March 1, representatives of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa threw a spanner in the works when they declared that AIT was not a progressive tax.
It was agreed in a meeting held here during the visit of delegation consisting educationists from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand to the Higher Education Commission (HEC), a news release said on Thursday.