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[rig-uh-let] /ˈrɪg əˌlɛt/
noun, Southern U.S.
a small stream; rivulet.
Origin of rigolet
1710-20, Americanism; < Mississippi Valley French, equivalent to French rigole drain, channel + -et, -et Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Two days later we pulled in at rigolet and were greeted by my friend Fraser.

    The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace
  • He was then at rigolet Post, a chief trader only, now what is he so great!

  • You'll have time to reach rigolet, however, before the break-up if you push on.

    Ungava Bob

    Dillon Wallace
  • rigolet is ninety-two miles from Northwest River by the winter trail.

  • At rigolet final arrangements were decided on and last purchases made for the dash into the wilds.

    The Come Back Carolyn Wells
  • rigolet was the low comedian, and took the parts usually played by Arnal and Bouffé.

  • rigolet, the low comedian, was named grand chamberlain, and Baron Fidibus.

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