circlet

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English[edit]

picture of Richard II of England wearing a circlet
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cerclet, diminutive of cercle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɜː(ɹ)klət/
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Noun[edit]

circlet (plural circlets)

  1. A small circle.
  2. A ring (typically of gold or silver) worn as an ornament on the head
  3. A crown without arches or a covering.
  4. A round body; an orb.
  5. (Britain, dialect) A circular piece of wood put under a dish at table.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

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