Oillet
Oillet Oil"let, n. [See {Eyelet}.] (Arch.) (a) A small opening or loophole, sometimes circular, used in medi[ae]val fortifications. (b) A small circular opening, and ring of moldings surrounding it, used in window tracery in Gothic architecture. [Written also {oylet}.] [1913 Webster]

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