Adjective "ait" definition and examples

(Ait may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/eɪt/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A small island in a river.
  1. 'Aits are typically formed by the deposition of sediment in the water, which accumulates over a period of time.'
  2. 'This is Benn’s Ait with Hampton Ferry in the foreground.'
  3. 'Isleworth Ait lies offshore from Heron's place and is one of the longest covering 10 acres.'

More definitions

1. a small island, especially in a river.

More examples(as adjective)

"dans can be ait."

Origin

Old English iggath, īgeth, based on īeg ‘island’ + a diminutive suffix.