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aisle (aɪl)
1.  a passageway separating seating areas in a theatre, church, etc; gangway
2.  a lateral division in a church flanking the nave or chancel
3.  informal rolling in the aisles (of an audience) overcome with laughter
[C14 ele (later aile, aisle, through confusion with isle (island)), via Old French from Latin āla wing]

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