[ rig-uh-let ]

nounSouthern U.S.
  1. a small stream; rivulet.

Origin of rigolet

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

Words Nearby rigolet

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How to use rigolet in a sentence

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

    The Come Back | Carolyn Wells
  • rigolet was the low comedian, and took the parts usually played by Arnal and Bouffé.

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

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

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

    The Long Labrador Trail | Dillon Wallace