Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
ILE, n.2 Also hile (Rs.; see H, 1.). nn.Sc. variant of Eng. ale (Cai.7 1958). Gen. used attrib. See also Eel, n.2 and Yill. [əil]
Sth. 1739 C. D. Bentinck Dornoch (1926) 446:
A man designated as “Piner in this Town” was charged with “keeping ane open Ile House in time of divine worship.” Rs. 1912 (Avoch) :
At's the hile-oos ower air on the 'ill.
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