a small stream; rivulet.

Origin of streamlet

First recorded in 1545–55; stream + -let Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for streamlet

Historical Examples of streamlet

  • Presently, trailing their feet, they returned to the streamlet and their companions in misfortune.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • There would then be but a streamlet of blood where now there is going to be a great river.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • The streamlet should run through the land of them with whom we are righteously at war.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • The stillness of things was disturbed by a bird coming to the streamlet to drink.

  • Then he laid his master's body upon the streamlet's brink, to wash away the blood.


    Morrison Heady