KJV Dictionary Definition: ail


AIL, v.t.

To trouble; to affect with uneasiness, either of body or mind; used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.

What aileth thee, Hagar? Gen. 21.

It is never used to express a specific disease. We never say, he ails a pleurisy; but it is unusual to say, he ails something; he ails nothing; nothing ails him.

AIL, n. Indisposition, or morbid affection.


AISLE, or AILE, n. Pronounced Ile. L. ala.

The wing of a quire; a walk in a church.


A'ILING, ppr. Diseased; indisposed; full of complaints.