the metal tip at the end of a cord or lace
Origin of agletMiddle English from Old French aguillette, diminutive of aiguille from Classical Latin acula, diminutive of acus, a needle: see acerose
- A tag or sheath, as of plastic, on the end of a lace, cord, or ribbon to facilitate its passing through eyelet holes.
- A similar device used for an ornament.
Origin of agletMiddle English from Old French aguillette diminutive of aguille needle from Vulgar Latin acūcula from Late Latin acucula diminutive of Latin acus needle ; see ak- in Indo-European roots.