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.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutative of aguille (needle).

NounEdit

aiguillette f (plural aiguillettes)

  1. Alternative spelling of aiglet..
  2. A needle.
  3. A needlefish.

ReferencesEdit

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

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Last modified on 10 March 2013, at 21:43