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annulet


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annulet  \An"nu*let\,  n.  [Dim.  of  annulus.] 
  1.  A  little  ring.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  A  small  flat  fillet,  encircling  a  column,  etc., 
  used  by  itself  or  with  other  moldings.  It  is  used 
  several  times  repeated,  under  the  Doric  capital. 
 
  3.  (Her.)  A  little  circle  borne  as  a  charge. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  narrow  circle  of  some  distinct  color  on  a 
  surface  or  round  an  organ. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  annulet 
  n  1:  a  charge  in  the  shape  of  a  circle;  a  hollow  roundel  [syn:  {roundel}] 
  2:  molding  in  the  form  of  a  ring;  at  top  of  a  column  [syn:  {bandelet}, 
  {bandelette},  {bandlet},  {squar  and  rabbet}] 
  3:  a  small  ring 




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