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eyelet

[ ahy-lit ]
/ 藞a瑟 l瑟t /
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noun
verb (used with object), eye路let路ed or eye路let路ted, eye路let路ing or eye路let路ting.
to make an eyelet in.
to insert metal eyelets in.
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Origin of eyelet

1350鈥1400; Middle English oillet<Old French oillet, equivalent to oill eye (<Latin oculus;see ocular) + -et-et; influenced by eye
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British Dictionary definitions for eyelet

eyelet
/ (藞a瑟l瑟t) /

noun
verb
(tr) to supply with an eyelet or eyelets

Word Origin for eyelet

C14: from Old French oillet, literally: a little eye, from oill eye, from Latin oculus eye; see eye 1
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