Ag"let (#), Aig"let (#), n. [F. aiguillette point, tagged point, dim. of aiguilee needle, fr. LL. acucula for acicula, dim. of L. acus needle, pin: cf. OF. agleter to hook on. See Acute, and cf. Aiguillette.]


A tag of a lace or of the points, braids, or cords formerly used in dress. They were sometimes formed into small images. Hence, "aglet baby" (Shak.), an aglet image.

2. Haberdashery

A round white staylace.



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Aig"let (#), n.

Same as Aglet.


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