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Definition of Ailette

Ailette
Ailette Ai*lette, n. [F. ailette, dim. of aile wing, L. ala.] A small square shield, formerly worn on the shoulders of knights, -- being the prototype of the modern epaulet. --Fairholt.

Meaning of Ailette from wikipedia

- The ailette (French language for little wing) was a component of thirteenth century knightly armour. Usually made of cuir bouilli (sometimes of plate...
- The Battle of the Ailette was a battle that took place during the First World War in August 1918, on the banks of the Ailette between Laon and Aisne....
- The lac de l'Ailette or lac d'Ailette is an artificial lake in the Aisne department in northern France. The lac de l'Ailette is an agricultural dam on...
- Neuville-sur-Ailette is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. The lac de l'Ailette forms part of the communes's southern...
- The Ailette is a 59.5 km (37.0 mi) long river in the Aisne department in eastern France. Its source is at Sainte-Croix. It flows generally west-northwest...
- French bombardments on low-lying land near the Oise–Aisne Canal in the Ailette valley, became so dense that it was impossible to carry ammunition and...
- long and runs along a ridge between the valleys of the rivers Aisne and Ailette. It acquired the name in the 18th century, as it was the route taken by...
- des Dames and forced the Germans to withdraw to the north bank of the Ailette. Nivelle believed the Germans had been exhausted by the Battle of Verdun...
- Bruyères Chaumont-sur-Tharonne Centre-Val de Loire 1993 -  France Le Lac d'Ailette Chamouille Picardy 2007 -  France Les Trois Forêts Hattigny Lorraine 2010...
- 2019, it was merged into the new commune of Anizy-le-Grand. The river Ailette forms all of the commune's southern border. Communes of the Aisne department...
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