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Meaning of ANNULET

Pronunciation:  'anyulit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small ring
  2. [n]  molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column
  3. [n]  a charge in the shape of a circle; a hollow roundel
 

ANNULET is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, roundel, square and rabbet
 
 See Also: armorial bearing, band, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing, molding, moulding, ring

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"nu*let\, n. [Dim. of annulus.]
1. A little ring. --Tennyson.

2. (Arch.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc.,
   used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used,
   several times repeated, under the Doric capital.

3. (Her.) A little circle borne as a charge.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A narrow circle of some distinct color on a
   surface or round an organ.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: achievement, alerion, animal charge, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark, canton, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, circlet, coat of arms, cockatrice, coronet, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, device, difference, differencing, eagle, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, eye, eyelet, falcon, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, griffin, grommet, gules, gyron, hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling, inescutcheon, label, lion, lozenge, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal, motto, mullet, nombril point, octofoil, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pean, pheon, purpure, quarter, quartering, ringlet, rose, roundlet, sable, saltire, scutcheon, shield, spread eagle, subordinary, tenne, tincture, torse, tressure, unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, yale
 

 

 

 

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