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Definition of Gilet
1. a waistcoat [n -S]
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Literary usage of Gilet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1821)
"Mr. gilet.—Is the signature to the draft, you now hold in your hand, ... Mr. gilet.—Look at that draft; can you state whether you paid that draft for ..."
2. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America by Charles Washington Baird (1885)
"William gilet, the ancestor of the Gillette family in America, is believed to have come from the town of Ber- gerac, whence " in consequence of his ..."
3. Oral Method with French: In Three Parts : Part Second, Containing 50 by Jean Gustave Keetels (1869)
"Trouvez-vous le gilet ou le Do you flnd the waistcoat or the gant ? glove ? ... Cherchez-vous le gilet ou le gant ? Désirez-vous le vin ou le pain ? ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... but stayed at home through idleness, he shall be in the Gild- u'tit of half a bushel of barley. English Gilde (EETS), p. 186. gilet, и. ..."