noun Southern U.S.

a small stream; rivulet.

Origin of rigolet

1710–20, Americanism; < Mississippi Valley French, equivalent to French rigole drain, channel + -et, -et
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Historical Examples of rigolet

  • Two days later we pulled in at Rigolet and were greeted by my friend Fraser.

  • He was then at Rigolet Post, a chief trader only, now what is he so great!

  • You'll have time to reach Rigolet, however, before the break-up if you push on.

    Ungava Bob

    Dillon Wallace

  • Rigolet is ninety-two miles from Northwest River by the winter trail.

  • At Rigolet final arrangements were decided on and last purchases made for the dash into the wilds.

    The Come Back

    Carolyn Wells