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Definition of the noun aiglet

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noun - plural: aiglets

  1. metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
  2. ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform

Alternative definition of the noun aiglet


  1. A tip, originally of metal and often decorative, on a ribbon or cord that makes lacing two parts of a garment or garments together easier, as in corset lacings, "points" (lacing hose or trousers to jacket or doublet) or sleeves to a bodice.
  2. An ornament worn on clothing, consisting of a metal tag on a fringe, or a small metallic plate or spangle.

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Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World History: 1801 to the present (2008)

by Jill Condra

aiglet Decorative metal tip applied to ribbons and other ties used to fasten clothing. alpaca Long, ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

by Ph. D Newmark

Point; tag; shoulderknot; aiglet [F] aile. Wing [F] aileron. Wing-piece; inverted consoles at the sides of a dormer window [F] aine. Elder (son) [F] ainesse. Right of the eldest born; primogeniture [F] ainside suite.

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

ACCESSORIES 21 l'espignole 'a'a puhaka acé gumbo acessorio aglet agrafe agraffe agulhade aiglet airmchrios 'ajami alforja anantu hwinie anteojos aparsaig appas postiches Austrian belt avasakthika bacchetta badine bahu baju balg ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1818)

by John Jamieson

aigins, possession, AIGLET, s. 1. A tagged point. Gl.Sibb. 2.

Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

or aiglet ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language, containing the pronunciation, etymology and explanation of all words authorized by eminent writers. To which are added, a vocabulary of the roots of English words and an accented list of proper names (1844)

by Alexander REID (LL.D.)

a point; aglet, aiglet. Ad (L.), to ; adapt, ascend, accede, affect, aggrandize, allude, annex, appear, , arrest, assist, attain, &c. Adastrigan (S.), to frighten; dastard. Adeps, adipis (L.), fat; adipose. Adl (S.), diseased, corrupt ; addle.

Google previewNew English Dictionary... (1757)

by James Buchanan

aiglet, (S.) A little plate of metal. agnail, (S.) 1. The stripping up of the flesh in thin slices at the corners of the nails. 2. A corn growing on the tots. Agnation, (S.) Kindred on the father's side. AgnVtion, (S.) A calling to mind a person ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Aglet, Aiglet,ā′glet, n.the tag or ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language (1844)

by Alexander Reid

a point; aglet, aiglet. Ad (L.), to ; adapt, ascend, accede, affect, apgrandize, ailude, annex, appear, arrest, assist, attain, fee. Adastrigan (S.), to frighten ; dotard. Adeps, adipis (L.), fat ; adipose. Adl (S.), diseased, corrupt ; addle.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Higher Education: Convocation address (2005)

by Suresh Kant Sharma

cfPt aiglet sin "Wisdom is manifested in action." The preamble of the Act establishing the University refers to the decision gradually to develop technical and technological education, and to make greater provision for furtherance of original ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abridged from the Rev. H. J. Todd's corrected and enlarged ... edition, by Alexander Chalmers (1824)

by Samuel Johnson, Alexander Chalmers, Henry John TODD (Archdeacon of Cleveland.)

AIGLET. n.s. A tag of a point curved into the shape of little images. Hayward. The pen£ at the ends of the chieves of flowers, as in tulips. A/GMINAL. a. [agmen, Lat.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume (2003)

From the First Century B.C. to C. 1760 by James Robinson Planché

AGLET, ANGLET, AIGLET, AIGUILLETTE. (French, aiguillette.) The metal tag to a lace, or point, as it was called ; sometimes used to signify the lace or point itself, as in the ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1G2L1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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