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  • Assoilment — As*soil ment, n. Act of assoiling, or state of being assoiled; absolution; acquittal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assoilment — As*soil ment, n. A soiling; defilement. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assoilment — mənt noun ( s) archaic : absolution a station of purification and assoilment Thomas De Quincey …   Useful english dictionary

  • assoilment — noun see assoil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • assoilment — as·soil·ment …   English syllables

  • assoil — assoilment, n. /euh soyl /, v.t. Archaic. 1. to absolve; acquit; pardon. 2. to atone for. [1250 1300; ME asoilen < AF asoiler, OF asoilier, var. of asoldre < L absolvere to ABSOLVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • assoil — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French assoilé, past participle of assoudre to absolve, from Latin absolvere Date: 13th century 1. archaic absolve, pardon 2. archaic acquit, clear …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Clavier-Übung III — Johann Sebastian Bach, 1746 The Clavier Übung III, sometimes referred to as the German Organ Mass, is a collection of compositions for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach, started in 1735–6 and published in 1739. It is considered to be Bach s most… …   Wikipedia

  • assoil(zie) —   v.t. archaic, pardon; absolve; acquit; release.    ♦ assoilment, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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