How To Spell ail?

Correct spelling: ail

What is the definition of ail?

  1. cause bodily suffering to

What does the abbreviation ail mean?

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This graph shows how "ail" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for ail?

  1. He bent above her, almost agonized that anything should ail his idol. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  2. It appears to be the opinion of some, that in ail these examples, and in similar instances innumerable, nor only is proper. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. Oh what can ail thee Knight at arms So haggard, and so woe begone? – Keats: Poems Published in 1820 by John Keats
  4. I guess we ain't made no mistake after ail – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  5. And if you can now be present on ail such occasions, what will you do when you are dead? – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  6. Folks from over Huddle way see the blaze, and helped ail they could; but it wa'n't no use. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  7. As usual, he had carried ail before him, and secured Byron's " Vision of Judgment" for the first number of the Liberal, and by July 7 he was able to show his friends the ever- delightful sights of Pisa. – Mrs. Shelley by Lucy M. Rossetti
  8. If anything chanced to ail him, Harvey suffered an excessive disquiet; for the young life seemed to him so delicate a thing that any touch of pain might wither it away. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  9. Nothing ails her, said Mrs Leigh solemnly; nothing will ever ail her any more. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  10. What, then, should ail him, for the light of God’ s countenance is more recompense than all the world? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning

What are the translations for ail?

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French words for Ail

tous, ail.

German words for Ail

plagen, schmerzen, alle, kränkeln, unpässlich sein, kränklich sein.

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