rillet

[ ril-it ]
/ ˈrɪl ɪt /
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noun

a little rill; streamlet.

Nearby words

  1. rilievo,
  2. rilke,
  3. rilke, rainer maria,
  4. rill,
  5. rille,
  6. rillettes,
  7. rim,
  8. rim lighting,
  9. rim lock,
  10. rim man

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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