something round or circular.
a small, round pane or window.
a decorative plate, panel, tablet, or the like, round in form.
Also rondel. Theater. a round piece of colored gelatin or glass placed over stage lights as a color medium to obtain lighting effects.
a metal disk that protects the armpit.
a metal disk on a hafted weapon or a dagger to protect the hand.
Heraldry. a small circular charge.
a rondel or rondeau.
a modification of the rondeau, consisting of nine lines with two refrains.
a round dance.
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How to use roundel in a sentence
A Target pitch deck from last year highlighted the data Target collects on customers and pitched access to its media platform roundel as a selling point for data-hungry brands.Brands search for retargeting alternatives as third-party cookie demise looms | Danny Parisi | April 8, 2021 | Digiday
Term applied to the well-known carving of the roundel common in the Ionic style.History of Ancient Art | Franz von Reber
The second roundel seems, on the other hand, to belong to his later life, when he so often alluded to his corpulence.Chaucer for Children | Mrs. H. R. Haweis
The lines vary from four to sixteen syllables, but are generally identical in length in the same roundel.
Only Tronda said she saw him flee forth of the window of the west roundel of the auld house, upon a dragon, as she averred.The Pirate | Sir Walter Scott
The one certain example is the roundel included in the Parl.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7) | Geoffrey Chaucer
British Dictionary definitions for roundel
a form of rondeau consisting of three stanzas each of three lines with a refrain after the first and the third
a circular identifying mark in national colours on military aircraft
a small ornamental circular window, panel, medallion, plate, disc, etc
a round plate of armour used to protect the armpit
heraldry a charge in the shape of a circle
another word for roundelay (def. 1)
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