- a small spire, as on a turret.
Origin of spirelet
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The church has a tower with triple belfry windows, which is lofty and finished with pinnacles and spirelet.
The church stands back from the road, and has a graceful tower (restored), with spirelet.
It is a stately structure of four stages, with the customary projecting stone turret and spirelet.
St James's Church has a good tower with turret and spirelet—likewise rebuilt.
The spirelet above is also greatly enriched, and additional pinnacles are introduced.Wood Carvings in English Churches</p>
- another name for flèche (def. 1)
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