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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 previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

t, also AIGLET, n. dg'lét . aiguillette, an aiglet—from aiguille, a needle]: the tag 0 a point; any small object hanging loosely-—as a spaugle, the anthers of a tulip or of grass, or the catkins ...

Google previewEnglish spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)

by James Stormonth

aiglet. ambs. ace. aigre. ames.ace. eagre. amend. aigret. emend.1 egret. amentum. aigulet. ament. aiglet. amianth. aisle. amianthus. ile. amide. aile. ammide. alcahest. amidst.

Google previewThe Handy English Word Book, Forming a Complete Dictionary Appendix (1877)

Containing English Spellings and Spelling Rules; the Dictionary of English Inflected Words; Punctuation Based on the Analysis of Sentences; a Copious List of Foreign Quotations Re-spelt for Pronunciation by James Stormonth

aiglet. ambs-ace. anodon. arenose. aigre. ames-ace. anodonta. arenous. eagre. amend. antecians. aril. aigre t. emend.1 antceci. arillus. egret. amentum. antediluvian. aril led. aignlet. ament. antediluvial. arilated. aiglet. amiantb. antholites.

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer


Google previewA trilingual Dictionary being a comprehensive lexicon in English, Urdú and Hindí, exhibiting the syllabication, pronunciation and etymology of English words, with their explanation in English, and in Urdú and Hindí in the Roman characters (1865)

by Mathurā-Prasāda Miśra

a point ; aglet, aiglet. Ad, and its changes into дс, af, ag, al, AN, AP, AR, AS, AT (L.), to, ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: A-E (1898)

by Joseph Wright

aiglet Sc. (_]Aivi.) [a'glat, E'glat.] 1. The metal end or tag of a bootlace , ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

An aiglet. [AIGLET.] [AGAINST.] Evain. *ayle, s. [Fr. aieul.] A grandfather. "ayle, r.t. [AIL, v.] “Noet Inought why, ne what meschaunce itay!ed." Chaucer. C. T., 16,586. fāy-lāt, s. [Deriv. uncertain.] In Heraldry: A name used to designate the Cornish ...

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 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 previewNuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)

by P Austin Nuttall

Aiglet, ayg'-let — a tag of a point. Aglutition, ag-lu-tisK-un — difficulty of swallowing. Agnotherinm ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1879)

To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

AIGLET, ». A tagged point. Fr. etguitette, q. d. aculeata. It is abo explained a Jewel in one's cap. Gl . Sibb. AIGRE, adj. Sour. Fr. " Wine,— when it hath not only becom aigre, bnt so rotten abo, as it can neither be counted wine nor ...

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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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