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  1. aglet, aiglet(noun)

    metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon

  2. aglet, aiglet, aiguilette(noun)

    ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform

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  1. aiglet(Noun)

    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. aiglet(Noun)

    An ornament worn on clothing, consisting of a metal tag on a fringe, or a small metallic plate or spangle.

  3. Origin: Borrowed from aiguillette, diminuative of aguille.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Aiglet(noun)

    a tag of a lace or of the points, braids, or cords formerly used in dress. They were sometimes formed into small images. Hence, "aglet baby" (Shak.), an aglet image

  2. Aiglet(noun)

    a round white staylace

  3. Aiglet(noun)

    same as Aglet

  4. Origin: [F. aiguillette point, tagged point, dim. of aiguilee needle, fr. LL. acucula for acicula, dim. of L. acus needle, pin; cf. OF. agleter to hook on. See Acute, and cf. Aiguillette.]

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  1. ligate

  2. gelati


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