Examples from the Web for ringlet
I had it carefully placed away with the ringlet which I cut from your brow, dearest.
"Floy," said Paul, holding a ringlet of her dark hair in his hand.Ten Boys from Dickens|Kate Dickinson Sweetser
An old man, with a ringlet of his youthful mistress treasured on his heart, might be supposed to witness this wonderful thing.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 1|Nathaniel Hawthorne
Not but that she was proud of her hair, wearing it in twists, with one ringlet trailing over the left shoulder.Johnny Ludlow, Third Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Mrs. Delarayne asked, easing a ringlet of hair tenderly back into its position near her ear.Too Old for Dolls|Anthony Mario Ludovici
British Dictionary definitions for ringlet
Word Origin and History for ringlet
1550s, from ring (n.1) + diminutive suffix -let. Of hair, since 1660s. Related: Ringleted.