Aglet Definition

ăglĭt
noun
A tag or sheath, as of plastic, on the end of a lace, cord, or ribbon to facilitate its passing through eyelet holes.
American Heritage
The metal tip at the end of a cord or lace.
Webster's New World
A similar device used for an ornament.
American Heritage

Alternative spelling of aiglet.

Wiktionary

The cover at the tip of a shoelace, to prevent it from fraying.

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Other Word Forms of Aglet

Noun

Singular:
aglet
Plural:
aglets

Origin of Aglet

  • Middle English from Old French aguillette diminutive of aguille needle from Vulgar Latin acūcula from Late Latin acucula diminutive of Latin acus needle ak- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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