Stiletto Sti*let"to, n.; pl. {Stilettos}. [It., dim. of stilo a dagger, fr. L. stilus a pointed instrument. See {Style} for writing, and cf. {Stylet}.] 1. A kind of dagger with a slender, rounded, and pointed blade. [1913 Webster]

2. A pointed instrument for making eyelet holes in embroidery. [1913 Webster]

3. A beard trimmed into a pointed form. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The very quack of fashions, the very he that Wears a stiletto on his chin. --Ford. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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