jinglet

noun
jin·​glet | \ ˈjiŋglə̇t \
plural jinglets

Definition of jinglet

: the pellet inside a jingle bell that produces its jingling sound

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First Known Use of jinglet

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jinglet

jingle entry 2 + -et

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The first known use of jinglet was in 1881

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“Jinglet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jinglet. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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