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  1. a small stream; rivulet.
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Origin of streamlet

First recorded in 1545–55; stream + -let
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Related Words for streamlet

rill, run, creek, burn, rivulet, watercourse, branch, river, beck, runnel, streamlet, brook, trench, valley, channel, stream, bourn, tributary, ditch, crick

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