aglet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English aglet, aglett, agglot, from Old French aguillete. Doublet of aiglet and aiguillette.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (General American) /ˈæ.ɡlət/

Noun[edit]

aglet (plural aglets)

  1. Alternative spelling of aiglet.
  2. The cover at the tip of a shoelace, to prevent it from fraying.
  3. A catkin.

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English aglet, from Middle English aglet, aglett, agglot, from Old French aguillete.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɡ.lɛt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɡlɛt
  • Syllabification: ag‧let

Noun[edit]

aglet m inan

  1. aiglet (tip on a ribbon or cord)
    • 2007, Phineas Flynn (lyrics and music), “A-G-L-E-T”‎[1]:
      A-G-L-E-T! Wie już każdy! Wszyscy skaczemy ile sił! Tak, tak, tak!
      A-I-G-L-E-T! A-G-L-E-T! Don't forget it! Get us all on our feet! Yeah, yeah, yeah!
    • 2015, POSTscriptum Antologia 1/2025 (7)[2], page 108:
      zawsze razem przez trudy i znoje
      niekiedy w oczy i kłody na drodze
      aglet zerwany przetkać trudno
      always together through tough times and toil
      sometimes one sees logs in the way
      it's difficult to unblock one's ripped off aiglet
    • 2016, Sudecka poezja i proza XIX[3], page 50:
      Lecz aglet za sznurówki wylatuje i mu plany rujnuje.
      But the aiglet flies out past his shoelaces and ruins his plans.
    Synonym: skuwka

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Further reading[edit]

  • aglet in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • aglet in Polish dictionaries at PWN