reglet

noun
reg·​let | \ ˈre-glət How to pronounce reglet (audio) \

Definition of reglet

1 : a flat narrow architectural molding
2 : a strip of wood used like a lead between lines of type

First Known Use of reglet

1636, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for reglet

French réglet, from Middle French reglet straightedge, from regle rule, from Latin regula — more at rule

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“Reglet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reglet. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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