oylet
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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  • Oylet — Oy let, n. [See {Eyelet}.] 1. See {Eyelet}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Same as {Oillet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oylet — variant of oillet * * * oylet, ett etc., obs. forms of oillet …   Useful english dictionary

  • oylet — oy·let …   English syllables

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyelet — /uy lit/, n., v., eyeleted or eyeletted, eyeleting or eyeletting. n. 1. a small hole, usually round and finished along the edge, as in cloth or leather for the passage of a lace or cord or as in embroidery for ornamental effect. 2. a lightweight… …   Universalium

  • oyelet — /oy lit/, n. eyelet (def. 5). Also, oylet. * * * …   Universalium

  • eyelet — [ī′lit] n. [ME oylet < OFr oeillet, dim. of oeil, eye < L oculus, EYE] 1. a small hole for receiving a shoestring, rope, cord, hook, etc. 2. a metal ring or short tube for reinforcing such a hole 3. a small hole edged by stitching in… …   English World dictionary

  • oyelet — /oy lit/, n. eyelet (def. 5). Also, oylet …   Useful english dictionary

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