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1. A small circle, especially a circular ornament.
2. A semi-circular band, often made of intricately cut metal, worn around the head as a crown or for special occasions as by a bride during a wedding.
[Middle English cerclet, from Old French, diminutive of cercle, circle; see circle.]
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(Jewellery) a small circle or ring, esp a circular ornament worn on the head
[C15: from Old French cerclet a little circle]
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1. a small circle.
2. a ring or ring-shaped ornament; a headband.
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|Noun||1.||circlet - a small circle |
circle - ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle"
|2.||circlet - decorated metal band worn around the head|
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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circlet[ˈsɜːklɪt] N (worn on head) → diadema f; (worn on finger) → anillo m; (worn on arm) → aro m, brazalete m
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n → Reif m
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