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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines; A small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar.

Usage examples (32)
  • And I began tearing at the billow of white eyelet.
  • A sweet eyelet lace Mommy bought her for rush week.
  • She reclined on the heap of eyelet-covered pillows.
  • Let the fierce east scream through your eyelet-holes, for more
Tutoring comment
  • Put the lace through the last "eyelet" (a small eye or hole designed to receive a lace) of your shoe and let's walk around the "islet" (a small island).
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