rillet

[ ril-it ]
/ ˈrɪl ɪt /

noun

a little rill; streamlet.

Origin of rillet

First recorded in 1530–40; rill1 + -et
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Examples from the Web for rillet

  • Ramsey clutched the old man's arm, pressed curls and brow against it, and laughed in a rillet of pure silver.

    Gideon's Band|George W. Cable

British Dictionary definitions for rillet

rillet

/ (ˈrɪlɪt) /

noun

a little rill
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