A specific type of body jewelry; a plug with a hole. See eyelets.

A grommet is a young surfer. This word is used
in Australian surfing.

Grom"met (?), n. [F. gourmette curb, curb chain, fr. gourmer to curb, thump, beat; cf. Armor. gromm a curb, gromma to curb.]

1.

A ring formed by twisting on itself a single strand of an unlaid rope; also, a metallic eyelet in or for a sail or a mailbag. Sometimes written grummet.

2. Mil.

A ring of rope used as a wad to hold a cannon ball in place.

 

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