Definitions for: Isle


[n] a small island



Webster (1913) Definition: Isle, n. [Obs.]
See Aisle.


Isle, n. [OF. isle, F. [^i]le, L. insula; cf. Lith. sala.
Cf. Insulate.]
1. An island. [Poetic]

Imperial rule of all the seagirt isles. --Milton.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A spot within another of a different color, as
upon the wings of some insects.


Isle, v. t.
To cause to become an island, or like an island; to surround
or encompass; to island. [Poetic]

Isled in sudden seas of light. --Tennyson.

Synonyms: islet

See Also: island, Isle of Wight, Wight

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