Example sentences for: aisance

How can you use “aisance” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The word first gained general usage in Britain during World War II, and possibly came about as a result of fraternizing with French troops, perhaps as a corruption of l'eau (water) or lieux d'aisance (Water-closet), or even as a derivation of the cry ( Garde á l'eau! , given to warn passerby that someone above was about to slop out (the anglicised form, gardyloo ! , occurs in this context in a novel by Tobias Smollett as early as 1771).

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