- a small circle or circular object.
Origin of roundlet
1350–1400; Middle English rondlet < Middle French rondelet; see roundelay
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Examples from the Web for roundlet
The towers are crowned with the scotia cornice, the roundlet of which is continued down the angles.
The shafts were cylindrical, and probably without flutings; they had a roundlet, or at least a projecting fillet, at either end.
Also we see the new ideas for the priest-cropped hair and the roundlet hat.
Now, the roundlet is one of those things which delight the clothes-hunter or the costume expert.
Then, after that, until the twenty-second year of the fifteenth century, when the roundlet was born—those are the dates.
- literary a small circle
C14: from Old French rondelet, from Old French rondel
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