Definition of aglet
1 : the plain or ornamental tag covering the ends of a lace or point
2 : any of various ornamental studs, cords, or pins worn on clothing
Origin and Etymology of aglet
Middle English, from Medieval French aguillette, aiguillette, from Old French, diminutive of aguille, aiguille needle, from Late Latin acicula, acucula ornamental pin, diminutive of Latin acus needle, pin — more at acute
First Known Use: 14th century
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