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eyeleteer

[ ahy-li-teer ]
/ ˌaɪ lɪˈtɪər /
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noun

a small, pointed instrument for making eyelet holes.

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Origin of eyeleteer

First recorded in 1870–75; eyelet + -eer
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British Dictionary definitions for eyeleteer

eyeleteer
/ (ˌaɪlɪˈtɪə) /

noun

a small bodkin or other pointed tool for making eyelet holes
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