ailette

[ ey-let ]
/ eɪˈlɛt /
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noun Armor.

either of two standing pieces of metal or cuir-bouilli, attached to the shoulders as an ornament or as a means of displaying the wearer's arms: used c1275–c1350.

Nearby words

  1. ailanthus,
  2. ailanthus silkworm,
  3. aileen,
  4. aileron,
  5. aileron roll,
  6. ailey,
  7. ailing,
  8. ailment,
  9. ailurophile,
  10. ailurophilia

Origin of ailette

< Middle French, diminutive of aile wing. See aisle, -ette

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