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reglet

Line breaks: reg¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛɡlɪt
 
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Definition of reglet in English:

noun

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.

Origin

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

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