Aiglet meaning

A tip, originally of metal and often decorative, on a ribbon or cord that makes lacing two parts of a garment or garments together easier, as in corset lacings, "points" (lacing hose or trousers to jacket or doublet) or sleeves to a bodice.
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An ornament worn on clothing, consisting of a metal tag on a fringe, or a small metallic plate or spangle.
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Origin of aiglet

  • Borrowed from Middle French aiguillette (“needle”), diminuative of aguille.

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