Definitions

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  • proper noun A village in Merseyside, England.

Etymologies

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Probably from Old English Ægenwulf (given name, see also Ægen) and dæl ("valley"). May have been influenced by Old Norse Einulfr (given name) and dalr ("valley"). Listed in the Domesday Book as Einulvesdel.

Examples

  • There was always a growing sense of excitement when we reached the level crossing at Ainsdale, for then we knew we were only minutes away from the beach.

    Family life

  • Jean Hill, centre, with family and friends at Ainsdale beach, Lancashire, in the 1950s

    Family life

  • Jean Hill, centre, with family and friends at Ainsdale beach, Lancashire, in the 1950s

    Family life

  • Christopher Furlong/Getty Images SHORT LINE: A young family waited for ice cream on the beach in Ainsdale, England, Tuesday.

    Photos of the Day: April 19

  • Almost every summer during the 1950s my parents would take myself, my brother and sister on regular day trips to Ainsdale beach in Lancashire.

    Family life

  • Almost every summer during the 1950s my parents would take myself, my brother and sister on regular day trips to Ainsdale beach in Lancashire.

    Family life

  • There was always a growing sense of excitement when we reached the level crossing at Ainsdale, for then we knew we were only minutes away from the beach.

    Family life

  • Liverpool, in the sleepy coastal village of Ainsdale, in January 1969.

    Tuesday Hangovers

  • Liverpool, in the sleepy coastal village of Ainsdale, in January 1969.

    Tuesday Hangovers

  • The next letter is from Mr. Howard Spence, of Ainsdale, Southport,

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting New York City, September 3, 4 and 5, 1924

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