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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ail /ˈe(ə)l/
 (vt.)使苦惱(vi.)苦惱,生病

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ail v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ailed p. pr. & vb. n. Ailing.]  To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; -- used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.
    What aileth thee, Hagar?   --Gen. xxi. 17.
 Note:It is never used to express a specific disease. We do not say, a fever ails him; but, something ails him.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ail, v. i. To be affected with pain or uneasiness of any sort; to be ill or indisposed or in trouble.
    When he ails ever so little . . . he is so peevish.   --Richardson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ail, n. Indisposition or morbid affection.
    --Pope.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ail
      n : aromatic bulb used as seasoning [syn: garlic]
      v 1: be unwell, ill, or ill disposed
      2: cause bodily suffering to [syn: afflict, trouble, pain]