[ reg-lit ]
/ ˈrɛg lɪt /
- a groove for guiding or holding a panel, window sash, etc.
- a narrow, flat molding; fillet.
- a thin strip, usually of wood, less than type-high, used to produce a blank in or about a page of type.
- such strips collectively.
- registry office,
- regius professor,
- regnat populus
Origin of reglet
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Examples from the Web for reglet
/ (ˈrɛɡlɪt) /
a flat narrow architectural moulding
printing a strip of oiled wood used for spacing between lines of hot metal typeCompare lead 2 (def. 7)
Word Origin for reglet
C16: from Old French, literally: a little rule, from regle rule, from Latin rēgula
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