carlet

noun
car·​let | \ ˈkärlə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of carlet

: a 3-square single-cut file used by combmakers

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History and Etymology for carlet

French carrelet, diminutive of Old French carrel, quarrel square-headed arrow for an arbalest

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“Carlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carlet. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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