ailette

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French ailette, diminutive of aile wing, Latin ala.

Noun[edit]

ailette (plural ailettes)

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

  1. A small square shield, formerly worn on the shoulders of knights, being the prototype of the epaulet.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fairholt to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aile +‎ -ette

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ailette f (plural ailettes)

  1. small wing

External links[edit]