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roundlet

[round-lit]
noun
  1. a small circle or circular object.
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Origin of roundlet

1350–1400; Middle English rondlet < Middle French rondelet; see roundelay
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Historical Examples of roundlet

  • The towers are crowned with the scotia cornice, the roundlet of which is continued down the angles.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • The shafts were cylindrical, and probably without flutings; they had a roundlet, or at least a projecting fillet, at either end.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • Also we see the new ideas for the priest-cropped hair and the roundlet hat.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • Now, the roundlet is one of those things which delight the clothes-hunter or the costume expert.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • Then, after that, until the twenty-second year of the fifteenth century, when the roundlet was born—those are the dates.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop


British Dictionary definitions for roundlet

roundlet

noun
  1. literary a small circle
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Word Origin for roundlet

C14: from Old French rondelet, from Old French rondel
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