aiglet


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aiglet

(ˈeɪɡlɪt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a variant of aglet
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Noun1.aiglet - metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbonaiglet - metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
sheath - a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
shoe lace, shoelace, shoestring, shoe string - a lace used for fastening shoes
2.aiglet - ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniformaiglet - ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
braiding, gold braid, braid - trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
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The list of jeweled collars, carcanets, gold chains, belts, rings, bracelets, relics, reliquaries, hat badges, medallions, dress buttons and aiglets (puntas) in Catherine's early trousseau inventories seem endless.