annulet

  • 1 Annulet — can refer to:*annulet (ring) mdash; a term particularly used in heraldry, see Jewellery.*annulet (architecture) mdash; refers to a fillet or ring encircling a column …

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  • 2 Annulet — An nu*let, n. [Dim. of annulus.] 1. A little ring. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc., used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital. [1913… …

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  • 3 annulet — [an′yo͞o let΄, an′yo͞olit; an′yələt, an′yəlit] n. [< L anulus, a ring (see ANNULAR) + ET] 1. a small ring 2. Archit. a ringlike molding where the shaft of a column joins the capital …

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  • 4 annulet — noun Etymology: modification of Middle French annelet, diminutive of anel, from Latin anellus, diminutive of anulus Date: 1598 1. a little ring 2. a small architectural molding or ridge forming a ring …

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  • 5 annulet — n. [L. annulus, ring] A small ring into which a segment is divided by complete transverse constrictions, crenulations, or plicae …

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  • 6 annulet — /an yeuh lit/, n. 1. Also called bandelet, bandlet, square and rabbet. Archit. an encircling band, molding, or fillet, as on the shaft of a column. 2. Entomol. a ring, usually colored, around or on the surface of an organ. 3. Heraldry. a ring,… …

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  • 7 annulet — noun a) A small ring. b) A ring shaped molding at the top of a column …

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  • 8 Annulet — Her. A *charge in the shape of a ring. [< Lat. annulus = a ring] Cf. Cadency, mark of …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 9 annulet — Synonyms and related words: achievement, alerion, animal charge, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark,… …

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  • 10 annulet — n. small ring; band which encircles a column …

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  • 11 annulet — [ anjʊlɪt] noun 1》 Architecture a small band encircling a column. 2》 Heraldry a charge in the form of a small ring. Origin ME: from OFr. anelet, from L. anulus (see annulus) + et1 …

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  • 12 annulet — n. 1. Little ring. 2. (Arch.) Fillet, listel, list, cincture, tenia …

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  • 13 annulet — an·nu·let …

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  • 14 annulet — an•nu•let [[t]ˈæn yə lɪt[/t]] n. 1) archit. an encircling molding or band, as on the shaft of a column 2) a small ring or circle • Etymology: 1565–75; < L annul(us) ring (see annulus) + et …

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  • 15 annulet — /ˈænjələt/ (say anyuhluht) noun 1. a little ring. 2. Architecture an encircling band, moulding, or fillet, as on a Doric capital. 3. Heraldry a small circle. {Latin annulus ring + et} …

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  • 16 annulet —   n. small ring; Architecture, fillet or ring round column, especially on Doric capital …

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  • 17 annulet — n. 1 Archit. a small fillet or band encircling a column. 2 a small ring. Etymology: L annulus ring + ET(1) …

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  • 18 Annulet (architecture) — Annulets, in architecture, are small square components in the Doric capital, under the quarter round. They are also called fillets or listels.An annulet is also a narrow flat moulding, common in other parts of a column, viz. the bases, etc, as… …

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  • 19 Annulet (ring) — An annulet (i.e. little ring ), in heraldry, is a difference or mark of distinction, which the fifth brother of any family ought to bear in his coat of arms.Annulets are also part of the coat armor of several families. They were anciently reputed …

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  • 20 square and rabbet — annulet (def. 1). * * * …

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