/ (ˈrʌnlɪt) /
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archaic a cask for wine, beer, etc
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Word Origin for runlet
C14: from Old French rondelet roundlet
Words nearby runlet
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How to use runlet in a sentence
"Let us bathe our faces and heads in the runlet," he suggested urgently.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
Another followed—another—then a stream, a grey runlet of defeat which grew in proportions.
Taliaferro's men hardly seemed happy, up and down the trodden, miry runlet.
He had landed in a fringe of small trees by a little runlet, and now, under this cover, he moved irresolutely forward.
A runlet of sparkling water babbled down a stone channel in the middle of the street.A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest|Amelia B. Edwards