Assoilzie

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Assoilzie (Scots Law) To absolve; to acquit by sentence of court. "God assoilzie him for the sin of bloodshed."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Assoilzie in Scots law, to absolve the accused on the grounds that the evidence disproves or does not establish the charge
    • v.i Assoilzie as-soil′yē to free one accused from a charge: a Scots law term, the same as the archaic assoil, to absolve from sin, discharge, pardon. See Absolvitor, under Absolve.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Old form assoilȝe,. See Assoil
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through Fr. from L. absolvĕre.

Usage

In literature:

ASSOILZIED, acquitted, or absolved.
"Waverley" by Sir Walter Scott
Ay, I made a note o' that observation, William (and assoilzied mysel').
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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