3. Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy; as, an airy situation.

4. Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike. "An airy spirit." Shak.

5. Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful; as, airy music.

6. Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary. "Airy fame." Shak.

Empty sound, and airy notions.

7. Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial. "Merry and airy." Jer. Taylor.

8. Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand. [Colloq.]

9. (Paint.) Having the light and aërial tints true to nature. Elmes.

(Aisle) n. [OF. ele, F. aile, wing, wing of a building, L. ala, contr. fr. axilla.] (Arch.) (a) A lateral division of a building, separated from the middle part, called the nave, by a row of columns or piers, which support the roof or an upper wall containing windows, called the clearstory wall. (b) Improperly used also for the have; — as in the phrases, a church with three aisles, the middle aisle. (c) Also a passage into which the pews of a church open.

(Aisled) a. Furnished with an aisle or aisles.

(Ais"less) a. Without an aisle.

(Ait) n. [AS. perh. dim. of ieg, ig, island. See Eyot.] An islet, or little isle, in a river or lake; an eyot.

The ait where the osiers grew.
R. Hodges

Among green aits and meadows.

(Ait) n. Oat. [Scot.] Burns.

(Aitch) n. The letter h or H.

(Aitch"bone`) n. [For nachebone. For loss of n, cf. Adder. See Natch.] The bone of the rump; also, the cut of beef surrounding this bone. [Spelt also edgebone.]

(Ai`ti*ol"o*gy) n. See Ætiology.

(A*jar") adv. [OE. on char ajar, on the turn; AS. cerr, cyrr, turn, akin to G. kehren to turn, and to D. akerre. See Char.] Slightly turned or opened; as, the door was standing ajar.

(A*jar") adv. [Pref. a- + jar.] In a state of discord; out of harmony; as, he is ajar with the world.

(A*jog") adv. [Pref. a- + jog.] On the jog.

(Aj"u*tage) n. [F. ajutage, for ajoutage, fr. ajouter to add, LL. adjuxtare, fr. L. ad + juxta near to, nigh. Cf. Adjutage, Adjustage, Adjust.] A tube through which water is discharged; an efflux tube; as, the ajutage of a fountain.

(Ake) n. & v. See Ache.

(A*kene") n. (Bot.) Same as Achene.

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