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languet

languet


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Languet  \Lan"guet\,  n.  [F.  languette,  dim.  of  langue  tongue,  L. 
  lingua.] 
  1.  Anything  resembling  the  tongue  in  form  or  office;  specif., 
  the  slip  of  metal  in  an  organ  pipe  which  turns  the  current 
  of  air  toward  its  mouth. 
 
  2.  That  part  of  the  hilt,  in  certain  kinds  of  swords,  which 
  overlaps  the  scabbard.