Share this entry
reglet Line breaks: reg¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛɡlɪt/

Definition of reglet in English:


1 Printing A thin strip of wood or metal used to separate type.
Example sentences
  • A reglet plane (not to be confused with a raglet) was used to make the strips of wood (reglets) used to space type in hand typesetting.
2 Architecture A narrow strip used to separate mouldings or panels from one another.


Mid 17th century: from French réglet, diminutive of règle 'rule'.

Definition of reglet in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources