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[round-lit] /ˈraʊnd lɪt/
a small circle or circular object.
Origin of roundlet
1350-1400; Middle English rondlet < Middle French rondelet; see roundelay Unabridged
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  • Then, after that, until the twenty-second year of the fifteenth century, when the roundlet was born—those are the dates.

    English Costume Dion Clayton Calthrop
  • The towers are crowned with the scotia cornice, the roundlet of which is continued down the angles.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
  • The shafts were cylindrical, and probably without flutings; they had a roundlet, or at least a projecting fillet, at either end.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
  • Also we see the new ideas for the priest-cropped hair and the roundlet hat.

    English Costume Dion Clayton Calthrop
  • Now, the roundlet is one of those things which delight the clothes-hunter or the costume expert.

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British Dictionary definitions for roundlet


(literary) a small circle
Word Origin
C14: from Old French rondelet, from Old French rondel
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