One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of striking (something) against or upon something.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Helkiah Crooke (1576–1648), physician and anatomist. From post-classical Latin allision-, allisio act of striking upon from classical Latin allīs-, past participial stem of allīdere + -iō.
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