Of that ilk, denoting that a person's surname and the title of his estate are the same; as, Grant of that ilk, i.e., Grant of Grant. Jamieson.

(Il"ke) a. [See Ilk.] Same. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Il*kon", Il*koon") , pron. [See Ilk, and One.] Each one; every one. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Ill) a. [The regular comparative and superlative are wanting, their places being supplied by worse and worst from another root.] [OE. ill, ille, Icel. illr; akin to Sw. illa, adv., Dan. ilde, adv.]

1. Contrary to good, in a physical sense; contrary or opposed to advantage, happiness, etc.; bad; evil; unfortunate; disagreeable; unfavorable.

Neither is it ill air only that maketh an ill seat, but ill ways, ill markets, and ill neighbors.

There 's some ill planet reigns.

2. Contrary to good, in a moral sense; evil; wicked; wrong; iniquitious; naughtly; bad; improper.

Of his own body he was ill, and gave
The clergy ill example.

3. Sick; indisposed; unwell; diseased; disordered; as, ill of a fever.

I am in health, I breathe, and see thee ill.

4. Not according with rule, fitness, or propriety; incorrect; rude; unpolished; inelegant.

That 's an ill phrase.

Ill at ease, uneasy; uncomfortable; anxious. "I am very ill at ease." Shak.Ill blood, enmity; resentment.Ill breeding, want of good breeding; rudeness.Ill fame, ill or bad repute; as, a house of ill fame, a house where lewd persons meet for illicit intercourse.Ill humor, a disagreeable mood; bad temper.Ill nature, bad disposition or temperament; sullenness; esp., a disposition to cause unhappiness to others.Ill temper, anger; moroseness; crossness.Ill turn. (a) An unkind act. (b) A slight attack of illness. [Colloq. U.S.] — Ill will, unkindness; enmity; malevolence.

Syn. — Bad; evil; wrong; wicked; sick; unwell.

(Ill) n.

(Il"i*o-) [From Ilium.] A combining form used in anatomy to denote connection with, or relation to, the ilium; as, ilio-femoral, ilio- lumbar, ilio-psoas, etc.

(Il`i*o*fem"o*ral) a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the ilium and femur; as, iliofemoral ligaments.

(Il`i*o*lum"bar) a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the iliac and lumbar regions; as, the iliolumbar artery.

(Il`i*o*pso"as) n. (Anat.) The great flexor muscle of the hip joint, divisible into two parts, the iliac and great psoas, — often regarded as distinct muscles.

(||Il"i*um) n. [See Ileum.] (Anat.) The dorsal one of the three principal bones comprising either lateral half of the pelvis; the dorsal or upper part of the hip bone. See Innominate bone, under Innominate. [Written also ilion, and ileum.]

(Il`ix*an"thin) n. [Ilex the genus including the holly + Gr. yellow.] (Chem.) A yellow dye obtained from the leaves of the holly.

(Ilk) a. [Scot. ilk, OE. ilke the same, AS. ilca. Cf. Each.] Same; each; every. [Archaic] Spenser.

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