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aiguillette

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

aiguillette (plural aiguillettes)

  1. Alternative spelling of aiglet (a metal tip, on a ribbon or cord that facilitated lacing two parts of a garment together.)

ReferencesEdit

  • Medieval Costume and Fashion, by Herbert Norris, Courier Dover Publications, 1999, p. 365.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

aiguille +‎ -ette.

NounEdit

aiguillette f (plural aiguillettes)

  1. ribbon; tie; cord
  2. needle
  3. needlefish

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, from aiguille +‎ -ette.

NounEdit

aiguillette f (plural aiguillettes)

  1. ribbon; tie; cord