roundlet


roundlet

roundlet [round-lit] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a small circle or circular object.

Origin of roundlet 1350–1400; Middle English rondlet Middle French rondelet; see roundelay Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for roundlet Historical Examples of roundlet

  • The towers are crowned with the scotia cornice, the roundlet of which is continued down the angles.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • The shafts were cylindrical, and probably without flutings; they had a roundlet, or at least a projecting fillet, at either end.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • Also we see the new ideas for the priest-cropped hair and the roundlet hat.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • Now, the roundlet is one of those things which delight the clothes-hunter or the costume expert.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • Then, after that, until the twenty-second year of the fifteenth century, when the roundlet was born—those are the dates.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • British Dictionary definitions for roundlet roundlet noun

    1. literary a small circle

    Word Origin for roundlet C14: from Old French rondelet, from Old French rondel Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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