Definition of espagnolette
1 : a fastening for a French door or casement window consisting of a long rod with hooks at the top and bottom of the sash both of which are turned by a single handle to hook around fixed pins in the window frame
2 : a small metal dome with a nipple used as an ornament (as on the top of a cabinet post) in French 18th century furniture making
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Origin and Etymology of espagnolette
French, from Provençal espagnouleto, diminutive of Old Provençal espanhol Spanish, Spaniard, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin Hispaniolus, from Latin Hispania Spain + -olus -ole
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