EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French

NounEdit

rouet (plural rouets)

  1. (firearms, historical) A small wheel formerly fixed to the pan of firelocks for discharging them.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Crabb to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rouet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From roue +‎ -et.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁwɛ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

rouet m (plural rouets)

  1. spinning wheel

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