Definition of Stilet

1. n. A stiletto.



Definition of Stilet

1. Noun. stylet ¹

2. Noun. stiletto ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stilet

1. a probe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stilet

stilb
stilbene
stilbenes
stilbenoid
stilbenoids
stilbesterol
stilbestrol
stilbestrols
stilbite
stilbites
stilboestrol
stilbs
stile
stiled
stiles
stilet (current term)
stilets
stiletto
stiletto heel
stilettoed
stilettoes
stilettoing
stilettos
stiling
still
still-born
still-fish
still-hunt
still-life
still and all

Literary usage of Stilet

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1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1823)
"On this stilet, three quarters of an inch from its point, ... Between this instrument and the probe point, the stilet is rather smaller than in any other ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"DIPTERA. the stilet or seta, presents at most five or six rings. This stilet, or that seta, exists in almost all of them, and in those where they are ..."

3. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1815)
"In order to give them the proper curvature, he always keeps them on a curved iron stilet, with the curve continued to the point, and more bent than the ..."

4. Practical Observations in Surgery: Illustrated by Cases by William Hey (1814)
"I immediately perceived, that as soon as the stilet is moved, the curvature ... In the operation, therefore, by this motion of the stilet, the point of the ..."

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