reglet

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Etymology[edit]

From French réglet.

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Noun[edit]

reglet (plural reglets)

  1. (printing) A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for spacing out title pages and other open matter. [from 17th c.]
  2. (architecture) A flat, narrow moulding, used chiefly to separate the parts or members of compartments or panels from one another, or doubled, turned, and interlaced so as to form knots, frets, or other ornaments. [from 17th c.]
    • 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Abacus 2013, p. 62:
      the cone of light pans over [...] the two rag throw-rugs' ovals on the hardwood floor, black lines of baseboards' reglets [...].

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Verb[edit]

reglet

  1. Second-person plural subjunctive I of regeln.