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streamlet

[ streem-lit ]

noun

  1. a small stream; rivulet.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of streamlet1

First recorded in 1545–55; stream + -let

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Example Sentences

The mighty rushing torrent is the fashion, but who can do the wimpling, dimpling streamlet?

By these hornbeam trees a little streamlet flows out from the copse and under the road by a culvert.

As I watched, a silvery streamlet broke away and came running down the wheel track.

Here on our right hand a streamlet is falling from the giddy height of a thousand feet above us.

The bough could not speak for the same reason that the oak could not; but it bent down towards the streamlet.

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