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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Eid
  • n. An isthmus or narrow neck of land jutting out into the sea; a sandbank cast up by the sea across the head of an open bight or inlet and having a lagoon inside it.


From Eid. (Wiktionary)
From English dialectal eid, from Old Norse eið ("an isthmus, neck of land"), from Proto-Germanic *aidan (“isthmus, strait”), of uncertain origin, but probably from Proto-Indo-European *h₁y- (“to go”). Cognate with Icelandic eið, eiði, Faroese eið, eiði ("isthmus"), Norwegian eid ("isthmus"), Swedish ed. Compare Latin  ("go, proceed", v). (Wiktionary)


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