Definition of reglet in English:


Line breaks: reg¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛglɪt


  • 1 Printing A thin strip of wood or metal used to separate type.
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    • 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'.

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