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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae; A strand or cluster of hair; A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).

Usage examples (36)
  • This shining ringlet o'er this clear white breast!
  • Could it be that he wore that ringlet near his heart?
  • Emily sighed and blew a singed ringlet out of her eyes.
  • The duke had requested a ringlet from a beautiful woman. for more
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