Cir"clet (?), n.

1.

A little circle; esp., an ornament for the person, having the form of a circle; that which encircles, as a ring, a bracelet, or a headband.

Her fair locks in circlet be enrolled. Spenser.

2.

A round body; an orb.

Pope.

Fairest of stars . . . that crown'st the smiling morn With thy bright circlet. Milton.

3.

A circular piece of wood put under a dish at table.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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