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eyot

(aɪt)
n
(Physical Geography) rare Brit island
[variant of ait]
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eyot

, ait - A small island in a river or lake is an eyot or ait.
See also related terms for lake.
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Chiswick Eyot is a small island in which body of water in England?
For that serious money, you also get views of unparallelled views of Chiswick Eyot, a nature reserve island in the Thames you can technically walk to.
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The second race began at the end of Chiswick Eyot, with Brookes on the inside Surrey station, and there was still only a seat between them at the Bandstand, where the river began to turn Cambridge's way.
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A boy, reportedly eight years old, was also rescued from an embankment after he became separated from his mother, while seven people were evacuated from Chiswick Eyot when they were cut off by the rising tide.
Henry Fieldman, the Cambridge cox, learned his craft on the Tideway while at Latymer Upper School and he did well to keep the Light Blues in touch by the half-way mark at Chiswick Eyot.
"Monkey Island" derives not from the paintings in the pavilion, now the inn, but from the earlier, old English Monks Eyot, or Monk's Island.