These are fillets of prepared tow and flax, of from one to three inches in breadth.
With regard to ornaments of the head, diadems and fillets were much worn.
Split four fillets of sole and fill with the above dressing and cook "au vin blanc."
The ham is served in the centre of the dish, with the fillets around the pig-pieces.
Put the fillets into a stewpan, cover them with very good stock, and boil till the forcemeat and truffles are quite cooked.
Those in the form of fillets or ribands are called lazagnes.
The cornices are often simply splayed or are formed of a series of ogees, fillets, and cavettos.
fillets of haddocks or whitings are curried precisely the same.
Papal Rome stands still, with three crowns on her head, from which the fillets descend upon her breast.
Take the fillets of two hares, and cut them in medium-sized pieces.
early 14c., "headband," from Old French filet (12c.) "thread, filament; strip, ligament," diminutive of fil "thread" (see file (v.)). Sense of "cut of meat or fish" is from late 14c., apparently so called because it was prepared by being tied up with a string. As a verb, from c.1600, "to bind with a narrow band;" meaning "to cut in fillets" is from 1846. Related: Filleted; filleting.
fillet fil·let (fĭl'ĭt)
A loop of cord or tape used for making traction on a part of the fetus.
A loop-shaped band of fibers, especially the lemniscus.
Heb. hashukum, plur., joinings (Ex. 27:17; 38:17, 28), the rods by which the tops of the columns around the tabernacle court were joined together, and from which the curtains were suspended (Ex. 27:10, 11; 36:38). In Jer. 52:21 the rendering of a different word, _hut_, meaning a "thread," and designating a measuring-line of 12 cubits in length for the circumference of the copper pillars of Solomon's temple.