Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: ele 'wing', from Latin ala; influenced by English isle and French aile 'wing'

aisle

noun
     
Related topics: Building, Transport
aisle [countable]
1TTTB a long passage between rows of seats in a church, plane, theatre etc, or between rows of shelves in a shop
2

go/walk down the aisle

informal to get married

➔ be rolling in the aisles

at roll1 (20)

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary