aglet definition

  • noun:
    • A tag or sheath, as of synthetic, regarding end of a lace, cord, or ribbon to facilitate its moving through eyelet holes.
    • A similar unit useful for an ornament.
    • Alternative spelling of aiglet.
    • The cover on tip of a shoelace, to avoid it from fraying.
    • A catkin.
    • A tag of a lace or of this things, braids, or cords formerly used in dress. These people were occasionally formed into tiny pictures.
    • A round white staylace.
    • A tag or metal sheathing for the end of a lace, or associated with points (see point) or ribbons generally used in the sixteenth and seventeenth hundreds of years to fasten or link clothes.
    • In botany, a pendent anther; in addition, a loose pendent catkin, by the birch.
    • material or synthetic sheath across end of a shoelace or ribbon
    • decorative tagged cable or braid on the shoulder of a uniform

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