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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform; Metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon.

Usage examples (14)
  • So there came in three ambassadors with broaches and aglets of gold upon their cabs.
  • “The tag or aglet.”
  • And the little metal ring that reinforces the rim of the eyelet through which the aglet passes.
  • The telomeres being studied in Lee's project act as a kind of protective cap for chromosomal ends - much like the plastic aglet at the end of a shoelace, for example -... for more
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