Definition of Oillet

1. n. A small opening or loophole, sometimes circular, used in mediæval fortifications.



Definition of Oillet

1. Noun. (context: medieval architecture) A round hole or circle with which an opening for an arrow slit terminates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oillet

1. an eyelet [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oillet

oilery
oilfield
oilfields
oilfish
oilfishes
oilhole
oilholes
oilier
oilies
oiliest
oilily
oiliness
oilinesses
oiling
oilless
oillet (current term)
oillets
oilman
oilmen
oilnut
oilnuts
oilpaper
oilpapers
oilpatch
oilproof
oilrig
oilrigs
oils
oilsand
oilsands

Literary usage of Oillet

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1. Transactions by Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society (1901)
"They divide the length into bays of about i i' o", in the centre of each of which a 5' o" oillet-slit occurs. The main gable ends are stiffened with ..."

2. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"G: D. (4580) oillet, Felix. .Sulpho-carbonate of potassium as a remedy against the apple root louse, (ist rept. Board state hortic. comm. Cal., 1882, p. ..."

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