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Meaning of RINGLET

Pronunciation:  'ringlit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a strand or cluster of hair
  2. [n]  a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
 

RINGLET is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: coil, curl, curl, curlicue, gyre, lock, roll, scroll, whorl, whorl
 
 See Also: calyx, coiffure, corolla, crimp, dreadlock, forelock, hair, hair style, hairdo, round shape, sausage curl, verticil

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ring"let\, n. [Ring + -let.]
1. A small ring; a small circle; specifically, a fairy ring.

         You demi-puppets, that By moonshine do the green
         sour ringlets make, Whereof the ewe not bites.
                                               --Shak.

2. A curl; especially, a curl of hair.

         [Her golden tresses] in wanton ringlets waved.
                                               --Milton.

 

 

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