runlet
noun Date: circa 1755 rivulet, streamlet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Runlet — Run let, n. [Run + let.] A little run or stream; a streamlet; a brook. [1913 Webster] To trace out to its marshy source every runlet that has cast in its tiny pitcherful with the rest. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runlet — Run let, n. Same as {Rundlet}. A stoup of sack, or a runlet of canary. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runlet — (spr. rönnlet), engl. Maß, s. Rundlet …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Runlet — (engl., spr. rönnlĕt), s. Rundlet …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • runlet — runlet1 [run′lit] n. 〚 RUN (n. 13) + LET〛 a runnel, or rivulet runlet2 [run′lit] n. RUNDLET …   Universalium

  • runlet — runlet1 [run′lit] n. [ RUN (n. 13) + LET] a runnel, or rivulet runlet2 [run′lit] n. RUNDLET …   English World dictionary

  • runlet — Rundlet Rund let, n. [Dim. of OF. rondele a little tun, fr. rond round. See {Round}, and cf. {Roundlet}, {Runlet}.] A small barrel of no certain dimensions. It may contain from 3 to 20 gallons, but it usually holds about 141/2 gallons. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • runlet — noun a) A small stream or brook. She followed the dry runlet to where a jutting shoulder formed a nook matted with briars. b) a wine measure, equivalent to 18 gallons …   Wiktionary

  • runlet — a small stream …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • runlet — noun a small stream …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”