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circlet


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circlet  \Cir"clet\,  n. 
  1.  A  little  circle;  esp.,  an  ornament  for  the  person,  having 
  the  form  of  a  circle;  that  which  encircles,  as  a  ring,  a 
  bracelet,  or  a  headband. 
 
  Her  fair  locks  in  circlet  be  enrolled.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  A  round  body;  an  orb.  --Pope. 
 
  Fairest  of  stars  .  .  .  that  crown'st  the  smiling 
  morn  With  thy  bright  circlet.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  A  circular  piece  of  wood  put  under  a  dish  at  table.  [Prov. 
  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circlet 
  n  :  decorated  metal  band  worn  around  the  head 




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