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" II at the close, as mill, sell. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have only one I at the close, as mail, sail. "
The Business Man's Encyclopedia: a Hip-pocket Business Counsellor-- ...: 3 ... - Page 243
1905
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Dr. Chase's Recipes ; Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable ...

Alvin Wood Chase - 1888 - 648 pages
...of one syllable eliding in I, with a single vowel before It, have double I at the c'h.se: as, mitt, sell. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before tt, have one I only at the cl,>se: as mail sail. Words of one syllable ending in /, when compounded,...
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The Little Giant Cyclopedia and Treasury of Ready Reference: 1,000,001 ...

K. L. Armstrong - 1889 - 488 pages
...chagrined. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a single vowel before it, have II at the clo^e; as mill, sell. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have only one 1 at the close; as mail, sail. The words foretell, distill, Instill and fulfill, retain the double...
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Webster's Self-pronouncing Vest Pocket Dictionary, 51,200 Words: Containing ...

Noah Webster - 1902
...chagrin, chagrined. All words of one syllable ending in /, with a single vowel before it, have double // at the close; as mill, sell. All words of one syllable ending in /, with a double vowel before it, have only one / at the close; as mail, sail. The words foretell,...
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The New Standard American Business Guide: A Complete Compendium of how to Do ...

E. T. Roe - 1911 - 480 pages
...troop, trooper, etc. All words of one syllable ending in /, with a single vowel before it, have // at the close, as mill, sell. All words of one syllable...foretell, distill, instill and fulfill, retain the double / of their primitives. Derivatives of dull, skill, will, and full, also retain the II when the accent...
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Twentieth Century Dictionary: Containing Every Useful Word in the English ...

Charles C. Parker - 1914
...chagrin, chagrined. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a single vowel before it, have double II at the close ; as mill, sell. All words of one...foretell, distill, instill and fulfill, retain the double U of their primitives. Derivatives of dull, skill, will and full also retain the U when the accent...
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