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- n. the smallest administrative unit of land in feudal England, corresponding to the Anglo-Saxon tithing and the modern parish
- v. Eye dialect spelling of will.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small collection of houses; a village.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hamlet or village; also, a manor; a parish; the outpart of a parish. (See village, 2.) In old writings mention is made of entire vilis, demi-vills, and hamlets.
From Anglo-Norman vill, from Old French vile ("farm, country estate") (French ville ("town")), from Latin villa. (Wiktionary)
From will (Wiktionary)