- Archit. a flat, narrow molding, used to separate panels, etc.
- a flat strip of wood, lower than the typeface, used to separate lines of type
- reglets collectively
Origin of regletFrench réglet ; from règle, a rule ; from Classical Latin regula: see rule
- Architecture A narrow, flat molding.
- Printing A flat piece of wood used to separate lines of type.
Origin of regletFrench réglet, from Old French, diminutive of regle, ruler, from Latin r&emacron;gula, rod; see reg- in Indo-European roots.
- (printing) A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for spacing out title pages and other open matter. [from 17th c.]
- (architecture) A flat, narrow moulding, used chiefly to separate the parts or members of compartments or panels from one another, or doubled, turned, and interlaced so as to form knots, frets, or other ornaments. [from 17th c.]
From French rÃ©glet.