burlet

noun

Definition of burlet

plural

-s

  1. :  a padded roll of cloth formerly used for decoration on a child's cap or a woman's headdress

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Origin and Etymology of burlet

Middle English, from Middle French bourrelet, from Old French borrelet, from borrel, bourel cushion (diminutive of borre, bourre padding, from Late Latin burra shaggy cloth) + -et


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