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  • adjective Archaic spelling of easy.


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  • Its guard, Jerry by name, was of a like mind with itself; there was no hurry about Jerry; he took the world "aisy," as he expressed it.

    Light O' the Morning

  • Meg looked worn and nervous, the babies absorbed every minute of her time, the house was neglected, and Kitty, the cook, who took life 'aisy', kept him on short commons.

    Little Women

  • Oh, she did look so funny, hugging the big, slippery fish, and hoping Mr. Laurence's bed in heaven would be 'aisy'. "

    Little Women

  • I let that pass, too, taking the advice of his Irishman and being as aisy as I could, while he lighted himself a nonchalant cigarette.


  • Be aisy, as the Irishman said, an 'if yez can't be aisy, be as aisy as ye can.


  • ‘How can you drink aisy with that big nose on?’ said one gentleman.

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • Do you know she was calling bakvandets sals from all around, nyumba noo, chamba choo, to go in till him, her erring cheef, and tickle the pontiff aisy-oisy?

    Finnegans Wake

  • Saturday I came to have the last divil cast out, and found his riverince in full canonicals, seated in his aisy chair.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • I had a nice little farm at an aisy rint, horses, cows, pigs, and servants, and, what was better than all, a couple of fine sons, who were a help and comfort to me.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • He told her to ‘be aisy,’ and not speak like that to him.

    The Yellow Fairy Book


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