oozel, aizel, eisel, hoosel noun an ass, donkey 19-la20. etymology: Scots Gaelic has the form asal with the same meaning; forms aizel, hoosel attested by Galloway Tinkler Gypsies; form oozel attested by Galloway and Perthshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies and BS in TDITA; collected by EMcC/PS; form aizel also collected by Simson (1865) and attested by 3 of his informants; form eisel collected by Rev John Baird from Kirk Yetholm Gypsies note:

Canadian Paul Pope (2013) cites the form oozel ‘an ass’.